Luzia graduated from the University of Minho with a degree in Management Information Systems. She has ten years of experience in management consultancy and Information Systems, having spent a large part of her career at a North American consultancy company, where she worked as a senior consultant on projects involving process re-engineering and information and change management systems development. She has also carried out management and business development roles for public sector clients, as well as project management, team coordination, and client management roles. For the past five years, in parallel with her professional activities, she has developed skills in the areas of leadership and personal and professional development. She has recently joined KennisTranslations, where she is the Star Partner responsible for internationalisation and business development.