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Carlos Sezões


Regional Practice Leader for Human Resources EMEA

Carlos has been a Partner at Stanton Chase Portugal since May 2010.

He began his career at Banco BPI (retail banking) in 1999, focusing on small and mid-sized companies. In 2001, he went to work at the e-recruitment and career management project (Impresa Group), where he developed employer branding strategies for its clients. Later, in 2004, he changed to the management consulting sector, where he worked for SIGH International and BI4All Consulting, focusing on corporate governance and performance management projects.

Carlos also founded LearnView in 2007, a company focused on consultancy (change management and human performance management) and competences training (strategy, leadership, behavioural, and sales). In 2012 he also founded HR After Work, a regular networking event gathering HR Directors and managers.

Carlos was honored in 2013 as HR Consultant of the Year in Portugal by HR Magazine and has also participated as a speaker at numerous conferences and seminars.  Moreover, he serves as visiting professor in a number of universities and business schools (Universidade do Minho, UAL, ISG), addressing subjects such as HR and talent management, employer branding, negotiation, and leadership.

Carlos holds a degree in Business Management (1998, Universidade de Évora) and in 2012 he obtained an international certification in Executive Coaching. He has contiueallly upgraded his studies with a Marketing course (ISG), an Executive MBA (UAL), and finished his Masters degree in Human Resources Management (ISG) in 2018. In his personal life, he is the founder and coordinator of Portugal Agora ( – citizenship and think tank platform.

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