Margarida Couto

Margarida Couto

CEO, Vasco Vieira de Almeida Foundation

Margarida has a Law degree and a Post-Graduate degree in European Studies from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica de Lisboa.

She joined Vieira de Almeida (VdA) in 1988 and became the partner for its Social Economy & Human Rights practice area.

She is CEO of the Vasco Vieira de Almeida Foundation, and is also the VdA's partner responsible for the Pro Bono and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

Margarida also conducts extensive volunteer work, and is frequently involved in governing bodies of non-profit organizations - she has served as the President of GRACE-Responsible Business since January 2018.