Pedro Folque de Almeida

Pedro Folque de Almeida

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About Pedro

Pedro is a partner of Caldwell in São Paulo, specialized in the industrial and infrastructure segments. With more than 20 years of experience in executive search, Pedro has completed assignments for chairmen, directors, CEOs, and other senior general management roles for leading global multinationals, as well as for premier regional and domestic companies in different geographies and economic activities.


Previously, he was a managing partner of Fesap Group Brazil responsible for the firm´s Industry and Infrastructure Practice.

He joined Fesa after one year with Odgers Berndtson Spain & Portugal, where he assumed full responsibility over the firm´s Industry and Technology Practice in the Iberian region. Previously to Odgers, and for six years, Pedro was client partner at Korn/Ferry Spain and member of the firm’s Global Consumer and Industry practices and also responsible for developing the business of the firm in Portugal.

He joined Korn/Ferry after seven years with Heidrick & Struggles, where, as a member of the firm’s Lisbon office managers team, Pedro assumed a leading role in business development as well as project execution in cross-border executive search assignments, especially in the Iberian Region.

Pedro began his career with an English multinational search firm where, between 1996 and 2000, he held an active role in establishing the company in Portugal and positioning it as one of the leading search firms in the Iberian region. He was responsible for developing the IT & Telecom and the Professional Services practices of the firm.


Pedro holds a post-graduate degree in business management from Universidade Catolica Portuguesa and an academic degree in political science from Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa.

More About Pedro

Besides his native Portuguese, Pedro speaks fluent English, Spanish, Italian and French.

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