Head of Business Development
Cláudia is in charge of Business Development at NEWCO. She joined the company in 2013, after spending several years working to attract foreign investment to Portugal, firstly at the United States Embassy in Lisbon and later at the SDM-Sociedade de Desenvolvimento da Madeira, concessionaire of the International Business Centre of Madeira.
Cláudia has a degree in International Relations from the Technical University of Lisbon, having subsequently completed a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Service Marketing, both at the Catholic University of Portugal. Further, she has completed several training courses in taxation, including a postgraduate degree specialising in international taxation at the Catholic University of Portugal. Claudia’s native language is Portuguese, but she also speaks English and French, and basic Italian, Spanish and German.
Miriam is the manager of NEWCO's Madrid office, where she assists both Spanish and Latin American clients prior to their setting up in the jurisdictions where NEWCO operates. She is also in charge of Business Development in both Spain and Latin America, managing existing and new clients from different jurisdictions.
Before joining NEWCO in 2015, Miriam worked in the tax departments of various Spanish companies, as well as at Madrid Municipal Council, assisting clients in tax-related matters. Miriam has a Bachelor's Degree in Economic and Business Law from the University of Vigo and a Master's in Taxation and Tax Consulting from the Centro de Estudios Financieros de Madrid (CEF). She has also taken other advanced courses in International Taxation and Asset Tax Management.
She is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese.
Sofia joined the NEWCO team in 1996 after completing her Bachelor's Degree in International Relations at the Lusíada University in Lisbon. She attended a post-graduation course in taxation, has a diploma in Training of Trainers, a training in Quality Certification and training in the area of Local Accommodation.
She is in charge of client management, monitoring and implementing all of the daily activities requested by the clients, in addition to providing liaison and brokerage services relating to the opening of bank accounts. Sofia’s native language is Portuguese, but she also speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and Italian.