Manuela Nina Jorge
Undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering, with a specialisation in Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology from Instituto Superior de Agronomia in 1987. Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Nova School of Business & Economics in 1990.
She is a founding member of AGRO.GES, Sociedade de Estudo e Projectos, Lda. and is specialised in business management and consulting. Since 2002, she has taken on the role of manager and director of studies and projects.
She’s worked mainly in the coordination and analysis of agricultural and agro-industrial investment projects, in the analysis of rural policies, both sectoral and regional (for Portugal and various countries within the European Union), in economic and financial analysis and in company restructuring.
From November 1995 to December 2012, she was Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Caixa de Crédito Agrícola Mútuo of Mafra, which received the “Equality is Quality Prize” (from the Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment), granted by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour. She is Chairwoman of the Board of Directors since January 2013.