Meet Our Executive Board

José Alexandre Cunha

Chairman and CEO of IGHS

More than 20 years of experience and entrepreneurship in conception, development and management of Healthcare and pharmaceutical projects.

  • Founder and manager of several Healthcare Projects development, including Idealmed Hospitals and Clinics;
  • Responsible for the launch of multispecialty clinics network in Portugal;
  • Acquired Basi Laboratories and was in charge of its turnaround and internationalization, being present nowadays in more than 100 countries;
  • Responsible for several M&A processes for aesthetics clinics networks, diagnostic centres and laboratories.

Paulo Rendeiro


More than 20 years of experience in financial and management roles in Healthcare industry, leading the development of several projects.

  • MBA in Strategic and Financial Analysis;
  • New Investments Analyst in the biggest Private Equity Fund in the Iberian Peninsula;
  • Leading of M&A processes for diferent healthcare worldwide projects;
  • Extensive experience in the conception and development of healthcare projects;
  • Concepts and projects development for public and private sectors partnership.

José Quinteiro

Executive Commission Member
International Business Manager

International multicultural experience in Health management and pharmaceutical industry.

  • Management of healthcare business in Asia;
  • Project management and kick-off operations in Africa, Asia, Middle-East and South America;
  • Large experience in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Government affairs and market access management;
  • European operation excellence management;
  • Focus on patient-centric initiatives using culture change for improved patient value through digital transformation.

Marcelo Pereira

Executive Commission Member
International Business Manager

Broad international experience in public and private multinational companies.

  • Master’s Degree focused in European Economy from Comillas Pontifical University;
  • Experienced in business development and strategic planning;
  • Consistent in reaching tangible outcomes to create value for all stakeholders;
  • High achievement leader in international operations with ability to develop winning strategies to increase corporate market share.

Stefan McMillan

Executive Commission Member
International Business Manager

Highly experienced in the GCC Healthcare industry, focused on operational and patient satisfaction improvement.

  • Multi-faceted British (Scottish) senior executive healthcare management professional;
  • 25+ years of expertise in the provision of effective Healthcare Operations;
  • Large experience in Management, Consulting, Strategic Leadership, Business Development, Advisory, Planning, Project Management solutions to leading hospital and healthcare entities.

Manuel Carvalho

Executive Commission Member
International Business Manager

Large experience in Healthcare business and operations management and hospitals accreditation.

  • Implementation and Management of several Information Systems like hospitality, F&B, Business Management, Clinical Management, Production Management;
  • COO and CIO of multiple middle size hospitals & General Manager at Health Services Provider Group;
  • Hospital Units Conception, Project Management and Kick-off operation in China, Cape Vert, Angola, Namíbia, and Oman.