João Pedro Montes
João is the co-founder and managing partner of RobustBridge Investments, as well as the CEO & Founder of WWS Wines. He also serves as an Investment Partner at Alcral AG, Switzerland. He has an extensive international experience across a broad spectrum of board membership and C-level roles, encompassing Investment Strategy, general management, corporate finance, business development, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
In his career, João has served as Chairman at BB Investments and as a Board Member for ONI Telecom & GESTMIN Investments (Family Office).
He has undertaken general management and business development roles at TimWe Group, MKTM, and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, working in both New York and Lisbon. Additionally, João made significant contributions during his tenure at Wyeth Consumer Healthcare in New Jersey, USA.
At Rentech-GTL (a part of the Texaco Group) in Colorado, USA, João served as General Manager and also provided consultancy services for Andersen Consulting in both Lisbon and Madrid.
On the academic front, João earned his MBA from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business from Lisbon University.