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Miguel Eiras Antunes

Public Sector, Central Europe & Portugal Leader | Infrastructure, Transport & Regional Government, Central Europe & Portugal Leader | Smart Cities & Urban Transformation, Global Leader

Miguel Eiras Antunes leads the Public Sector, Transportation, and Infrastructure industries both in Portugal and in Central Europe. He also heads globally the Smart Cities & Urban Transformation practices at Deloitte. In Portugal and Lusophone Africa, he coordinates a leading multi-divisional team of approximately 600 professionals. In Portugal, Miguel leads a Global Centre of Excellence which is 100% focused on developing and deploying technical solutions and assets to modernize Public Sector and Transportation clients’. In Central Europe, Miguel leads the Public Sector practice across 40 countries, coordinating a team of more than 3000 people. At a global level, Miguel coordinates a team of 4000 smart city and urban development experts, who advise cities, urban developers, and infrastructure managers on the smartest and more sustainable path for the future. This high-performing team leverages Deloitte´s alliances, in-house developed assets, and expertise to turn those cities and urban ecosystems that are greener, smarter, and more connected. Passionate about the future of cities and mobility, Miguel strongly advocates a move “from urban living to a more human living” to positively impact future generations' lives and contribute to a more sustainable and happy way of living. Under his management, Deloitte has committed to working with partners, governments, and NGOs to improve the urban living of more than 1 billion people by 2025. During his career, Miguel has led the creation and development of several successful leading consulting business units (S&O leader for several years, Healthcare, TMT, Transport, Hospitality and Services, Public Sector in Portugal and Lusophone Africa). He has been involved in projects all over the world, as a leading Partner, Quality Assurance Partner, or Subject Matter Expert. More recently, Portugal’s CoE, led by Miguel, has been one of the advisors of the NEOM project (in Saudi Arabia), often considered the most innovative and forward-thinking urban development project in the world.