Banco Santander (SAN SM, STD US, BNC LN) is a leading retail and commercial bank, founded in 1857 and headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful market share in 10 core countries in Europe and the Americas, and is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. As of June 30 2018, Banco Santander had EUR 981 billion in customer funds (deposits and mutual funds), 140 million customers, 13,482 branches and 200,000 employees. Banco Santander made attributable profit of EUR 3.8 billion in the first half of 2018, an increase of 4% compared to the previous year.
Universidade de Lisboa’s Faculty of Human Kinetics is the oldest sports and physical education school in Portugal. It focuses on human development, studying the body and the interaction between biological processes and sociocultural values.
Delta Q is the innovation the flagship of the Portuguese coffee group Grupo Nabeiro. Delta Q is an exclusive, patented system of coffee capsules that works as a closed system of machines and capsules to provided the most demanding consumers with the most perfect espresso. Launched in 2007, with a leading position in Portugal, Delta Q is an unique and perfect espresso that can be easily found and served. Grupo Nabeiro is a family run business – now with the third generation serving on the board – with properties in 47 countries.
SMFC (Soluções De Melhoria, Formação E Consultoria) is a Portuguese consulting and training company active in Europe and Africa. It is headed up by Patrícia Carvalho who is a Fellow of the Institute.