Sara is a financial services professional with 14 years of experience at Morgan Stanley, where she is currently part of the Equities Sales & Trading Management team, responsible for business strategy, financial analysis and business initiatives. Prior to this role, Sara worked with key senior decision markers focused on strategy and analytics for the institutional securities business of the bank. She started her career in Investment Banking where she advised multiple European clients through IPOs, debt financings, acquisitions and sell side processes.
More recently, Sara started leading a group focused on increasing engagement and investing in Fintech companies in Europe. She is keen to engage with new businesses and help them navigate the institutional securities market to look for common opportunities.
Sara’s extensive experience enables her to challenge the status quo, identify opportunities and develop effective courses of action. She is passionate about helping businesses grow and develop for the long term.
Sara graduated in Economics from Nova School of Business in Portugal and has earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. In her spare time, Sara runs 2 charities focused on children in Mozambique. She is based in London and she has been doing small investments in start-ups for >5 years.