Carlos Filipe Duarte








Jan 2018 - Sep 2019

Carlos is a Chartered Chemical Engineer and holds both Masters and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering. He is currently working as General Manager for the family company, which is being handed over from his father. They are a small water, wastewater and energy efficiency engineering company located near Porto (Portugal), focusing (for now) on serving the Portuguese industrial sector both as specialised service providers (maintenance contracts) and supplier of turn-key water treatment and CHP plants.

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Posted by: on February 26, 2018

I’m back!

7 a.m. on what appears to be a freezing Monday and I’m getting ready to leave my room and head into Saïd. It’s February, it’s Module 2 of the Oxford Executive MBA (January 2018 intake) and I´m back. The first Module in January flew by – everything and everyone was new, an intoxicating mix of […]

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Posted by: on December 22, 2017

A single step

More than 2500 years ago, Laozi is reputed to have said that “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – this one started rather with a flurry of steps, akin to unsynchronised tap dancing. The simple fact is that I did not plan or see this coming: when you start researching […]

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