President of ESPAP, Government Agency for Shared Services and Public Procurement, Portugal
Francisco Jaime Quesado, economist and MBA by the University of Oporto (Portugal), is currently the President of ESPAP, the Portuguese Government Agency for Shared Services and Public Procurement. He has a 25 years professional experience directly associated with High Level Management functions, either in the Private and in the Public Sectors, always in areas connected with Strategy, Innovation and Technology. He has been involved during the last 15 years in some of the most dynamic European Innovation and E-Government Projects, representing the Portuguese Government in several High-Level Groups in the OECD, European Comission and other international institutions. He participates with regularly in lots of international conferences and is a permanent contributor to newspapers and magazines (he has a weekly column in the Brussels paper New Europe). He published two books, about Strategy and Innovation – THE NEW CAPITAL and MY EXPRESS.