Portugal Region


Regional Director



We have more than 150 Advisors available for clients

Meet some of our Advisors local to the Portuguese Region below


Boardroom Advisor


Boardroom Advisor

We have more than 150 Advisors available for clients

Portuguese Region

Are you looking for part-time director level support for your business? Boardroom Advisors has a team of local advisors for businesses in the country centred on Lisbon.

As well as the team of local advisors, Boardroom Advisors has a UK team of over 150 Advisors available remotely. All of our Advisors have experience on Boards and have scaled up business before, so can provide their expertise for whatever challenges you scale-up or SME might face.

Stewart, Regional Director for Boardroom Advisors, will help connect you with the right support for your business. From Board Advisory through to CEOs with specialisations from Strategy to Sales, there’s an Advisor to suit you. You can find a full overview of our services here.

Lisbon, Portugal

Introduction to the Portuguese Region

Portugal, as a country that has the oldest borders in Europe and is situated in the south-west of Europe, located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula.

The Lisbon metropolitan area — centered in the city of Lisbon, capital city and the most populous city of Portugal, is home to an estimated 2.8 Million residents, 550,000 of which are residents of the city of Lisbon.

Lisbon, dubbed as the Europe’s version of San Francisco, has a thriving Tech ecosystem and an attractive government incentives that is continuously gaining traction from digital nomads and entrepreneurs around the world. According to Forbes, Lisbon has been ranked as one of the Top Startup Hubs in Europe.

The core businesses in Lisbon are Tourism, Public sector, Techonology and Service industries.

Many business start-ups choose Lisbon because of the fiscal benefits and government incentives for investors as well as the creative, innovative and dynamic talent already living, working and studying here – making it a launching pad as one of the Top Startup Hubs in Europe.

Travel Europe, Portugal and other countries with Lisbon and Portugal’s complete transport guide and explore Lisbon, Europe’s second-oldest capital, and be captivated with scenic vistas built on a series of hills and picturesque attractions.

Networking Events for MDs & CEOs

Web Summit (November)


It brings together fortune 500 companies, CEOs and founders of the world’s biggest companies, influential investors, tech companies, international journalists and start-ups in Portugal. The event is majorly centered around internet technology, emerging technology in various fields, engineering, business and networking opportunities.

Web Summit usually runs for four days in early November of every year.

European Summit (October)


The European Summit also known as the TES Affiliate Conference brings together professionals from the online entertainment industry, e-commerce, financials, gaming, gambling, dating, forex, health, nutraceuticals and many others for an intensive 3-day networking event. It happens bi-annually in Cascais (Lisbon) and in Prague in the Czech Republic
This three-day summit is centred around discussions of the present online environment, the latest innovations in the digital industry as well as product presentations and networking opportunities. The event features expos, networking events and compelling speeches from renowned speakers.

Lisbon Investment Summit (June)


Lisbon Investment Summit brings together investors, entrepreneurs and innovative executives in an informal setting. It is usually held for two days and features many events like a pitching competition, keynote speeches from renowned founders and influential personalities in the business world.

Organisations Supporting Businesses in Portugal and Lisbon

Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry



Lisbon’s City Council




Draper Startup House




Canopy Community



British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce




Made of Lisboa



Bright Pixel




BGI – Building Global Innovators








WPP Booster



Startup Lisboa






Lisbon Challenge