Manuel Rodrigues is a Lecturer in Financial Management at King’s Business School. Manuel Rodrigues was the Secretary of State for Finance in the XIX and XX Constitutional Government of Portugal. He was Member of Parliament (MP) until 2017 and Chaired the Portugal - United Kingdom Inter‐Parliamentary Committee.
He also held different international positions such as Alternate Governor of The World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Inter‐American Development Bank, the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the CAF Development Bank of Latin America and in other multilateral financial institutions. Dr. Rodrigues was also the Chief Negotiator on behalf of Portugal of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank with other founding members.
Manuel Rodrigues was a lecturer in finance at AESE/IESE Business School – a Universidad of Navarra partner in Lisbon where he was teaching MBAs since 2008, following his tenure as a strategy consultant at Boston Consulting Group (2006) and A. T. Kearney (2005) in Spain.
He holds a PhD from UK’s Cranfield University School of Management specialised in finance. Previously, he graduated in Civil Engineering from Portugal’s Instituto Superior Técnico followed by a MBA at Spain’s IESE Business School – Universidad de Navarra – and US’ Kellogg School of Management, in Chicago. He completed the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program at Georgetown University and a Taxation post‐graduate degree at Portugal’s ISCTE Business School.