Chairwoman of Portuguese Business Council in Sharjah
Lurdes Eusebio- Board Member of the Business Council for Women in International Trade
Lurdes Eusebio, serving as the Chairwoman of the Portugal Business Council in Sharjah, plays a pivotal role in Women in International Trade within the International Trade Council. Since the council's establishment in 2021, Lurdes has been instrumental in its growth and success. Her expertise in business consultancy, which she has been practicing since 2014, is marked by an extensive understanding of the GCC culture, rules, and business practices.
The Portugal Business Council, under her leadership, primarily operates across the UAE, GCC, and Portugal, offering a range of support to various industries. This support includes facilitating trade missions, organizing events, providing logistics solutions, and offering consultancy services. These efforts are bolstered by the council's collaboration with the Sharjah Chamber.
A significant part of her work has involved supporting associations from Portugal in their trade missions to the UAE and Saudi Arabia, which has substantially contributed to developing business relations between these countries. Lurdes values every accomplishment in her career, considering each one, regardless of its scale, as a crucial step towards her current success.
Lurdes has observed the evolution of the business consultancy industry, noting its increasing competitiveness and the need for strategic focus and adaptability. Looking ahead, she sees both challenges and promising developments in the region's future, emphasizing the importance of maintaining focus for continued growth and success in the next 5-10 years.
In advising newcomers to the industry, Lurdes emphasizes the importance of hard work, dedication, and perseverance. She believes in tackling challenges one day at a time, maintaining focus, and staying resilient in the face of adversity.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Lurdes enjoys spending quality time with her family and dogs. She is passionate about travel and is committed to leading a healthy lifestyle. These personal interests complement her professional life, providing a well-rounded perspective to her role as a leader in the realm of international trade and business relations.