B2Talks are exclusive panels that happen during B2Run to present relevant themes about our daily life. Topics such as mental health, leadership, technology and others.

B2Talk “Mental Health – Remote Work & Burnout” Powered by Lusíadas


Flávia Brito

Journalist RH Magazine

Works in Journalism and Content Creation. Was a journalist in Human Resources Portugal and Content Creation for Paulo de Vilhena’s management and corporate consultant company, as well as worked in communicational – corporate and not only – of two government companies. It is also skilled in the entertainment area. Was a news reporter for the program “Bem-vindos” by RTP Africa for 3 years and “Diários do Festival Músicas do Mundo”. Graduated in Journalism in 2014 and did a degree in Branding and Content Marketing in 2019 by ESCS.


Henrique Prata Ribeiro

Psychiatrist, Health Parliament Portugal

Psychiatrist in Centro Hospital Psiquiátrico de Lisboa, medical assistant in Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Coordinator of Comissão de Saúde Mental of Health Parliament Portugal; Book coordinator of Urgências Psiquiátricas and rugby player in Associação Académica de Coimbra.


Ana Peixinho

Psychiatrist, Hospital Lusíadas Lisboa

Psychiatrist in Hospital Lusíadas Lisboa. Coordinator of Unidade de Psiquiatria e Psicologia Hospitalar Lusíadas Lisboa. Main areas include Promotion of Mental Health and Occupational Psychiatry. Founder of Keep In Mind © - Workplace Mental Health.


Patrícia Olas

Food Security Director, Gertal

Director at Divisão de Segurança Alimentar of Gertal with a degree in Agro-industrial Engenieering by Instituto Superior de Agronomia of Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, with a post-grad in Gestão Integrada da Qualidade, Ambiente e Segurança” by Instituto Superior Técnico. Concluded as well the Curso Geral de Gestão specialized in Marketing by Universidade Católica Portuguesa and was part of Programa de Direção de Empresas in AESE. Finally, was in charge of implementing the project of Saúde Mental at Gertal.

B2Talk “Corporate Inclusion and Diversity”


Sílvia Nunes

Director at Michael Page

Direct at Michael Page Portugal, started her career in 2001 at PWC. In 2005, integrated the Finance team at Michael Page having developed her career until Director, currently the main responsible of IT, Sales & Marketing, Retail, Secretarial & Management Support and Interim Management. Sílvia is also an active member of several social projects at Michael Page, dedicating herself to daily promote diverisity, inclusion and well-being at the company.


Susana Pereira

President, ACEGIS

Sociologist graduated by Faculdade de Economia da Universidade de Coimbra that founded in 2009 ACEGIS – Associação para a Cidadania, Empreendedorismo, Género e Inovação Social, recognized as a reference in citizenship strategies, inclusion, gender equality, entrepreneurship and social innovation. Susana dedicated herself to investigating fundamental areas to society such as Social Politics, Work and Disparities, Gender Studies, Sexuality and Intersectionality, Human Rights, Violence and Citizenship, Aging, Poverty and Social Exclusion, Social Intervention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Social Movements and Solidarity in Economy, Education and Community Development.


Margarida Couto

Partner at VdA, CEO of Vasco Vieira de Almeida Foundation

Founding partner of Sociedade de Advogados Vieira de Almeida & Associados (VdA), which integrated since 1988. Currently, is the Senior Partner of the Group IP & Digital, as well as the partner in charge for the Social Economic area. President of VdA Academia, a corporate academy in the firm, in which is responsible for the Programa Executivo Women on Boards. Margarida is also the CEO of the Vasco Vieira de Almeida Foundation and President of GRACE – Grupo de Reflexão e Apoio à Cidadania Empresarial. Is responsible for the Programa de Sustentabilidade at VdA, presiding the Comité Pro Bono of the firm. Is frequently a speaker in conferences related to her practice and author to many speciality articles.

B2Talk “The Future of Remote Jobs – (RE)qualification”


Carlota Ribeiro

Founder & CEO WIN World

Enthusiast about ideas, strategy, creation and development of new businesses in the context of fast and ever evolving learning. In 2008, founded WIN World – a company with the mission of inspiring leaders and organizations for the future, creating and producing contents, events and media projects with importance. Media, knowledge, education, formation and inspiration are fundamentals dimensions of her life and strongly believes that people inspire people, good inspires good and together we can inspire the future. With a degree in Gestão e Administração de Empresas by ISG; has a post-grad in Special Studies on General Management by Harvard University and an Advanced Management Program with Jack Welch. Loves sports and outdoors activities being nautial ski a big hobbie.


Pedro Brinca

Teacher, Nova SBE

Assistant Teacher of Macroeconomic at Nova SBE. Co-leads the Lisbon Macro Workshop and participates in various projects of university extension in the social area and public politics. Is one of the co-authors and investigators of the study by Nova SBE & CIP “O Futuro do Trabalho em Portugal: O Imperativo da Requalificação”.


Pedro Santos

Director of Sheraton Cascais Resort

Occupies the position of General Director of Sheraton Cascais Resort by leading his team passionately with profound knowledge, not only by his experience but as well by having been raised and lived in Cascais. Graduated in Marketing and is specialized in Hotel Management by INESP. At the same time, Pedro Santos was the president and member, between 2011 and 2014, of administration council of Tourism Convention Bureau. Loves to sail and practices surf and windsurf occasionally, since the ocean is one of the fundamental elements in his daily routine.


María Soledad Hernández

Responsible of Talent and Management at Galp Energia

With a degree in Psychology, María Soledad Hernández started her professional career at Galp in 1995. Currently, oversees Talent Management at Galp Spain, and was previously in charge of the HR company that managed operations in Spain. Was also in the Direção de Pessoas at Galp in Portugal, an immersive and multicultural experience of 3 years. Right now her challenges are to contribute to a new growth at Galp Spain regarding talent and its management.

B2Talk “Super-action: running towards success” Room Great Place To Work


Edgar Saraiva

Business Development & Consulting,

Coach and consultant in interpersonal communication, personal development, leadership, emotional intelligence, people and team management. Sports afficionado with a degree in Ciências Farmacêuticas by Faculdade de Farmácia of Universidade do Porto, post-graduate in Gestão de Pessoas by Porto Business School and Master Practitioner in PNL, developed his professional background through the support in people and team’s development processes.


Mário Vinhas

Executive Director | COO,

Has a degree in Organização e Gestão de Empresas and a bachalor degree in Assistentes de Administração by INP. Started his professional career at SONAE Distribuição in 1989, managing a Continente store. After several years in the Insurance area, in 2013 joins MDS as Deputy Executive Manager, and later in 2019 with the position of Executive Director – COO.


Ana Herrero

Human Resources Director,

Oversees the HR department of Leroy Merlin since 2014 and previously had the same experience at Telepizza, Carrefour, Grupo Sumol, Mars and Fnac. Has a degree in Social Psychology and Organizations by Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação of Universidade de Lisboa, as well as a post-grad in Gestão de Recursos Humanos by ISG and another one in Gestão by INDEG/ISCTE.

Watch the previous editions to learn more.

Nuno España
Lusíadas Saúde

Beatriz Caeiro

João Miguel Rodrigues

Ricardo Pires Silva

Ana Fontoura

Maria do Rosario V.
Nestlé Portugal

Diogo Assis

Sofia Pestana
Grupo Pestana