General Manager of Novo Banco’s London Branch. (successor of Banco Espirito Santo London Branch.)
Novo Banco is one of the largest Portuguese financial groups, involved in most areas of the financial services industry, and has a vast international presence.
Novo Banco’s predecessor, Banco Espírito Santo, opened a Branch in London in 1980. In the UK, Novo Banco develops wholesale and commercial banking business for its corporate and individual customers as well as assisting the Group’s investment banking activities.
Ricardo has been living in the UK since 1996, having been in a senior position with Novo Banco and its predecessor, Banco Espírito Santo, throughout the whole period.
He is a graduate in Business Management from the Lisbon-based Universidade Católica Portuguesa and worked in financial consultancy and investment banking in Lisbon before moving to the UK.
Ricardo has been a member of the Chamber Council since 2003.