Services and Programmes
Secretary of the Board
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Gulbenkian Science Institute
Art Library and Archives
He graduated in History from the FCSH at Nova University of Lisbon (1982-86) and completed a post-graduate program in Information Science – Archives at the Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon (1987-89).
He began his professional activities as an archivist at the Commission for the Reform and Reinstallation of the National Archives – Torre do Tombo in 1987, before joining the Portuguese Institute of Archives and the General Directorate of the Treasury. As from 1994, he took over responsibility for the management of archival, library, architectural heritage research and inventories issues under the auspices of the General Directorate of National Buildings and Monuments. Between 2007 and 2014, he served as director of SIPA – the Portuguese Architectural Heritage Information System (at Forte de Sacavém ).
He was a consultant on archival matters and projects for a diverse range of public and private entities including: Office of the State Secretary of the Treasury (1993-94); Office of the Ministry of Education (1996-97); Historical Institute of Education (1999-2002); Portuguese Society of Education Sciences /Faculty of Psychological and Education Sciences (1997-2001). He served as an expert to CReSAP – the Commission for Public Administrative Recruitment and Selection (2013-2014). Since 2009, he has been a member of the Scientific Board of the Architect Marques da Silva Institute Foundation at the University of Oporto.
Between 2004 and 2012, he was guest lecturer on the post-graduate and master’s degree programs in Information Science at the Nova University of Lisbon and the University of Évora.
Since 2008, he has collaborated with the International Council on Archives and, following his election, held the functions of Secretary and Chair of the Section on Architectural Records for the four-year periods of 2004-2008 and 2008-2012, respectively. He currently serves as a member of the Editorial Board of COMMA, the International Journal on Archives.
As a speaker, moderator and/or organiser, he has participated in many technical and scientific meetings at the national and international levels, especially on Information Science, architectural and urban heritage and the associated arts. He coordinated and participated in scientific research projects, exhibitions and publications in the aforementioned fields and is the author of multiple studies published on these themes.
Gulbenkian Human Development Program
Gulbenkian Innovation in Health Program
Rui Vieira Nery
Gulbenkian Portuguese Language and Culture Program
Maria Hermínia Cabral
Gulbenkian Program Partnerships for the Development
Manuel Carmelo Rosa
Gulbenkian Program Qualifying the New Generations
Gulbenkian Oceans Initiative
Luís Madureira Pires
Cidadania Ativa EEA Grants
Délégation en France
António Repolho Correia
Gonçalo Leónidas Rocha
Marketing and Digital Officer
Budget and Planning Control
Ana Rijo da Silva
Paulo Jorge Pereira
Deputy Director, accountable for the Information Systems Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation since October 2015. Paulo Jorge Pereira started his collaboration with the Foundation in September 2014 as coordinator of SSI. During this period, he was responsible for the definition of the strategy and transformation roadmap of the information systems architecture that support the organization’s digital transformation program, as well as for the implementation and execution of IS transformation roadmap projects.
From 2000 to 2014, he performed technical coordination and management roles in the Information Systems Department of Vodafone Portugal, namely, Head of IT Architecture and Strategy (2006-2014), whose main responsibilities were the definition of the governance model, strategy and target architecture of the information systems, elaboration of application transformation roadmap, architectural design and technical analysis of new solutions, coordination and management of digital transformation projects and the structuring and management of the operational intelligence and continuous improvement program of the information systems. From 2004 to 2006 he was responsible for the architecture and implementation of the Unified Front End system, a solution that unified all customer support and sales processes for Vodafone PT’s call centers and stores in a single application front end, supported by a service-oriented architecture (SOA), whose contribution was decisive for the success of Vodafone Portugal’s CRM and CVM program. From 2000 to 2004 he was Head of Web Services Development, accountable for managing the web design and web development teams (Vodafone.pt, My Vodafone, Yorn.net and Intranet).
From 1995 to 2000, he worked as a computer systems analyst/programmer at CTT – Correios de Portugal. He participated in the analysis and development of several systems, including, sistema de gestão das encomendas comerciais, Track & Trace, Intranet CTT e Web Site CTT.