Project Description

 

JURY

Isabel Vaz

Isabel Vaz

CEO at Luz Saúde Group

Isabel has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (1990) and has a Master of Business and Administration (MBA) from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (1994).
After graduation, she began his professional life as a research scientist at the Institute of Experimental Biology and Technology (IBET). She was Engineer Manufacturing Project in Atral Cipan Group. In 1992, she joined McKinsey, strategic consulting company senior management, where she was senior consultant for seven years, participating in projects primarily in banking and insurance.
Since 1999, she’s Chief Executive Officer of Luz Saúde Group, leading more than ten thousand employees in 18 health facilities, including the Hospital da Luz in Lisbon. Since 2012, the Group manages also a public hospital in a public-private partnership – Hospital Beatriz Angelo, in Loures.
Currently, she’s a member of the Board of Faculty in the New School of Business and Economics of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and International Advisory Board member of The Lisbon MBA in the same university.
She’s also a member of the General Council of the Universidade de Lisboa. She regularly holds conferences on health management, leadership, human resources and financial sustainability of health systems at the invitation of several universities and other institutions.