Kevin walsh

Kevin is an Irish solicitor with extensive in-house legal experience with US multinationals. 12 years with Monsanto Company managing commercial and strategic legal support for Monsanto's international business, coordinating licensing and M&A activities, and managing strategic litigation

8 years with Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc as International Commercial Counsel (seed industry) dealing with overall commercial legal support for operations in Europe, Asia and Africa

4 years with European Commission in... Read more

Kevin Walsh

Liam coyle

Liam was born in Dublin, brought up in Armagh and is retired from the Northern/National Irish/Danske Bank. 

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John duggan

In Portugal since 1991, when I came to head up the tax consulting and compliance department of Price Waterhouse, subsequently PwC.
Retired from PwC in 2011. Since then I've been providing personal tax consulting services, principally to new residents in Portugal.

John Duggan

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The Portuguese consultant specialised in Silver Economy and Longevity.

We are a consultancy firm specialised in ageing and its impact on society. Our clients seek our services to, in partnership, optimise their customer's experience at all ages, adapting and developing their business successfully. Through our expertise, our clients unlock the full potential of their age diverse workforce.

Anna Joao Sepulveda, Managing Partner

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Abacus Financial Services Ltd

Abacus is an independent and privately owned company. We are leaders in the provision of professional services in Gibraltar, dedicated to providing private and corporate clients with a broad range of financial services and products. Four decades of expertise in wealth management, corporate structuring, tax, legal and accounting services help us create and deliver financial solutions that are simple, effective and bespoke.

We have a physical presence in Gibraltar and Portugal, further supported through a large... Read more

Anne Darlington, Business Development Director, Member of the IPBN Algarve Committee

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AllisLaw – Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL

A Complete Portuguese Conveyancing Service

Over the past 20 years we have developed our expertise in acting for buyers, sellers, property developers and lenders in the Portuguese property market. Through our position as lawyers representing various lenders we have acted in property transactions across the entire Algarve and also in Lisbon and in the North of Portugal.

We provide peace of mind and security in the knowledge that your interests are protected. We will provide a single point of contact for all... Read more

Justin Ryan, Lawyer, Member of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Allmarket Ltd

Allmarket (Ireland) Ltd. is a specialised consultancy company offering a full range of services to companies operating in the pharmaceutical sector.The services range from specialist market research services to support and advice on market conditions, and from joint ventures to licensing agreements and business planning.

Our objective is to provide a comprehensive quality consultancy service to companies and organisations operating in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors, and thereby allowing clients to... Read more

Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

Desmond O'Neill, Managing Director (MD), Member of the IPBN Algarve Committee

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AppierCom Ltd

Our mission at AppierCom is to create greater engagement between companies and their stakeholders. We at AppierCom, see a significant correlation between effective communication and business success. That is why we partner with companies, of all sizes, to create mobile apps to provide an uncluttered, secure and direct communication channels.  AppierCom Ltd is a Leading Business Communications App provider

AppierCom offers a suite of communication apps for schools, clubs and business communities. 
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Finbarr Flahive, Chairman & Finance Director

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Build, design and deploy powerful and attractive print, web and mobile solution
We provide products and services that help companies market and present their businesses to the widest audience, better manage their information and the narrative they present to the world. Our team of designers and developers work together to deliver front and back end solutions.


Richard Hickson, Owner

Lock and charging

By providing dynamic business consulting, compassionate coaching and unique relationship marketing strategies, Asentiv creates communities of like-minded entrepreneurs, generating amazing business and a spectacular life!

Technology & Startups and Tourism & Leisure

Terry Hamill

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Aspire Technology

Aspire Technology delivers End-to-End network optimisation services and software solutions to Mobile Network Operators, Managed Service Providers and Technology Partners.

Our multi-vendor, multi-technology solutions provide an independent perspective, achieving major improvements in network performance, increasing quality of experience, and generating significant CAPEX and OPEX savings.

Our nSpire SaaS solution is truly the next generation of Customer Experience Management (CEM). In addition to delivering... Read more

Helder Palhas, Portugal Country Manager

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Banco de Investimento Global, S.A. (BiG)

Banco de Investimento Global, S.A. (BiG) is a privately-held, specialized financial institution, with headquarters in Lisbon, and is licensed to operate in all business areas open to the banking sector in Portugal.

The Bank serves both private and wholesale client segments. For individuals, the Bank provides savings, brokerage, custody, wealth management and general banking and payment services. For institutional and corporate clients, services include market risk management, treasury, brokerage, custody, and... Read more

Pedro Cunha Ribeiro, Branch Manager - Agencia Loule

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Barnhall Consultancy Services

Liam has a vast business experience. 

Involved in The Fresh Produce Wholesale Business in Ireland since 1961.
Executive member of Cycling Ireland 1969 to 1989 including term as President 1981 to 1982.
Delegate to Olympic Council of Ireland 1969 to 1977.
Executive O.C.I. Member 1977 to 1989.
Member of Dublin City Business Association 2008 to 2015 and Chairman 2011 to 2012.
Now living in Torres Vedras Portugal but continue to travel to Ireland every second week for three days.

Liam King, Owner

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Beotanics Ltd is a family company owned by Patrick and Noirin FitzGerald and based on the family farm in Kilkenny Ireland.

Since the original establishment of FitzGerald Nurseries as an alternative farm enterprise in 1990 and the establishment of Garraith Ltd now t/a Beotanics the business has gone through progressive change adapting and evolving with market shifts and spreading its sales territory to a wider customer base. In 1999 what is known now as Beotanics was established by Patrick and Noirin FitzGerald... Read more

Patrick FitzGerald

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Blacktower Financial Management (International) Limited

The very beginnings of what is now the Blacktower Group can be traced back to 1986 and in the more than three decades since the firm opened its doors for the first time it has grown into one of the industry's most respected providers of independent wealth management and ex-pat investment management advice.  Indeed, the growth of Blacktower is reflected in the status of its Managing Director and founder, John Westwood, who is now a board member of The Federation of European Independent Financial Advisors.

Antonio Rosa, Chartered MCSI, Joint Country Manager

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Blevins Franks Financial Management Limited

We are the leading international tax and wealth management advisers to UK nationals living in Europe.

Blevins Franks is owned by our management and locally-based Partners. We have 20 offices across seven countries – the head office in London, our operations hub in Malta, and regional offices across Spain, France, Portugal, Cyprus and Monaco.

Our team of experienced in-house specialists enables us to provide integrated tax, wealth management and estate planning services to our clients across Europe. All financial... Read more

Gavin Scott , Senior Partner

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In a translucent ocean your business grows sustainably, always knowing where the ground and the horizon line are. Our management services offer you a multidisciplinary team of experts that integrates into your structure in a collaborative and results-oriented way. We are unique because we create teams, develop talent and together we look for what no one has seen yet, what nobody else has done yet.

Francisco Nogueira de Sousa, CEO

Conipor Lda

Paul has been living in Torres Vedras for 29 years and is involved in property development and real estate management.

Paul Nolan, Owner

Currencies 4 You Limited

Currencies 4 You Limited is one of the fastest growing foreign exchange specialists whom have a team with over 40 years experience. Currencies 4 You came to be when it was apparent that many clients were being charged over the odds with their currency transfers. By dealing directly with the currency markets, it means the middle men are brushed aside, this then allows buyers and sellers to be matched against each other, therefore allowing the client to have a competitive price on their foreign exchange.

Elisabete Serrano, Portugal Business Manager, Member of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Decade Development Management

Gerry’s extensive experience and industry knowledge combined with a broad network of contacts led him to develop new project opportunities in Portugal, tailored for national and international investors who require optimum returns from their investments with the support of an experienced development management team.

DDM provide support in all decision-making and are committed to eliminating the investor’s concerns through well-established Project Control Processes, from its early stages to completion through the... Read more

Gerry Fagan, Chairman, Member of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Decisive Software

Decisive Software is a software & product development company that works with startups and growth companies. We provide end-to-end product development services, front- and back-end, for mobile and web platforms. 

Technology & Startups and Professional Services / Other

Vinny Reynolds

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Deemaze Software

Deemaze presents itself as an experienced software agency. Always prepared for challenging projects, we commit ourselves to solve your problems with quality and timeliness in mind. Our team provides pleasant mobile and web experiences, and also creates the engine behind the scenes. Based in Coimbra, it belongs to an impressive collective of 13 companies focused on the technology market, each with its own specific technological expertise. The group is called Nest Collective. (

Joao Monteiro, CEO

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Dinis Coelho - Dynamic Control

We implement projects in residential, corporate and industrial areas. We design, implement, install and maintain lighting, security, audio, video, local area networks, telecommunications, home automation and systems integration. We guarantee impartial advice on the equipment choice, tailored to the client's needs, preferences and budget. We believe in a holistic approach throughout the whole project, without discarding the possibility of... Read more

Dinis Coelho, Managing Director

Edge international lawyers

Our experienced team provides legal solutions for both international and domestic clients, serving their business needs whilst also understanding their cultural diversity. Often these solutions need to be individualised and we have the flexibility to blend both traditional and innovative perspectives to provide 360º solutions.
The firm’s expertise covers a wide variety of areas, with particular emphasis on corporate, commercial and property investments, offering a complete range of legal solutions for all... Read more

Geoffrey Graham, Senior Partner

E secretary

The e-secretary, the virtual secretary, is a bet on the secretariat of the future, ideal for Irish companies or individuals moving to Portugal, offering services specially aimed at small & medium entrepreneurs or individual practice professionals giving them more time to focus on what is essential: the success of their business! Administrative and bureaucratic tasks are our business!

E-secretary offers the following services:
Personal Assistant and Administration: Organisation of the Agenda, Insertion of... Read more

Heloise Pereira de Lima, Manager

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F#*cking Amazing

F#*cking Amazing is a marketing and communication agency. We design marketing plans, campaigns and brand activations. We offer services in the areas of design and branding, content creation, video and photography, store design and event planning. Our skills further extend to web design, web development, mobile applications, social media, search engine optimization, e-commerce and multimedia. We are reliable partners in business consulting, communications planning and implementation of marketing strategies. We... Read more

João Fernandes, Managing Director


CYWebDev Limited t/a GDPR offers our clients a range of services such as Information Security, Audit and Assurance consulting as well as software outsourcing and web development. We launched GDPRsetup as a specialist service to help smaller organisations with their GDPR compliance roadmap.

We not only offer a range of services to help you set up a GDPR programme, we are also working on developing our Resources section with useful, relevant information for SME owner/managers as well as hosting workshops where we... Read more

Christian Yordanov, Compliance Adviser

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Global Bin Designs

The Global Bins 360 is a revolutionary bin that offers waste subdivision in one single receptacle. Global Bins Ltd has been in existence for over 4 years and have developed a senior management team including industry experts, as well as professionals in all the specialist areas that any modern progressive company requires to develop and expand in a sustainable manner.

Professional Services / Other

John O' Farrell

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Global Sustainability Initiative

Declan is a seasoned entrepreneur and investor in the technology and impact investment sectors, having founded companies, both public and private, that operate and are recognised globally.

Declan is currently focused on the Global Sustainable Initiative (GSI), a program designed to promote sustainable impact at scale, bringing impact technologies, talent and capital together to address issues like resource depletion and migration caused by climate change.

The GSI operates globally at Innovation Campuses /... Read more

Declan Conway, Entrepreneur & Investor, Member of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Great Welcome, Prestação de Serviços a Empresas, Unipessoal, Lda.

After the architect’s degree by the Lisbon Architecture Scholl at Technical University, Rui Manuel Mateus completed a Post-Graduation degree in Economics and Technology on the Construction Industry.

Most of Rui experience was acquired by developing, as Project Director of Oceanico Group, the projects of Belmar Spa & Beach Resort, Royal Óbidos Golf Resort, Azores Golf Islands, Vilamoura Golf & Garden Resort, Infinity Vilamoura, and Amendoeira Golf Resort.

After leaving Grupo Oceanico in January 2010, Rui... Read more

Rui Manuel Mateus, Architect & Project Director, Member of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa

A beautiful Algarve resort
Just 25 minutes from Faro Airport and situated within five acres of picturesque landscaped gardens, our Algarve hotel boasts six large pools with cascading waterfalls so you can enjoy a relaxing swim during your stay. We are also close to two Vilamoura golf courses, including the prestigious Pinhal Golf Course. The 7 Seven Spa features a range of luxurious treatments for you to sample and offers a haven way from the stresses of everyday life.

Ideal place if you are looking for a venue... Read more

Dinis Pires, General Manager

Hospital Particular do Algarve, S.A.

Inaugurated in 1996 in Alvor, close to Praia da Rocha, the Hospital Particular do Algarve has modern facilities, is well equipped and technologically advanced, providing a health asset, both regionally and nationally.

Covering the most diverse areas and specific characteristics of health care, with a 24 hours service and qualified medical staff in most specialties, Hospital Particular do Algarve offers differentiated medical services to the resident population and also to the thousands of tourists who choose... Read more

Dr João Bacalhau, Chairman

ILM Hospitality Real Estate Group

Andrew Coutts established the ILM GROUP in 1999, having relocated to Lisbon in 1990 and fulfilling senior real estate development roles for two of Portugal’s leading family real estate groups in addition to managing the Lisbon office of a global consultancy firm.

ILM provides the following services on a retained or project-specific basis:

  1. Independent Advisory,
  2. Development Planning,
  3. Development Marketing & Sales,
  4. Asset Management,
  5. Transaction Services.

Andrew Coutts, Managing Partner

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Invest Lisboa

Invest Lisboa is Lisbon’s investment promotion agency, created through a partnership between Lisbon’s City Council and the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the support of AICEP and since 2014, with the sponsorship of Baía do Tejo.

We are responsible for the international promotion of Lisbon, provide personalized, free and confidential support to investors and companies and promote projects with a positive impact in the economy, such as Startup Lisboa business incubator and the reuse of Desterro’... Read more

Rui Ramos-Pinto Coelho, Director Executivo

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Irish Pharmacy Union

The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) is the representative and professional body for community pharmacists in Ireland. Our members are our number one priority and, as a membership organisation, our aim is to assist members in delivering the best possible service to their patients. The IPU’s sole focus is on protecting, promoting and strengthening the profession now and long into the future, and advising and supporting members in their professional and business lives.

Darren Kelly, Business Development Manager

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Kish Capital

Kish Capital is a pan-European private equity firm based in Dublin, Ireland.  We invest equity and debt in companies whose management teams, we believe, have the ability to generate significant shareholder value.

Professional Services / Other

Cathal Sheehy

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Konceptness, Business & Industry Solutions

KONCEPTNESS - Business & Industry Solutions - Company specialized in the creation and urbanization of the economic activities of retail buildings, health services and industry,

Our professionals respond to your needs in a personalised way, with a view to the feasibility and quick return on your investments.

Architecture, Industrial Licensing, Commercial Licensing, Self-Protection Measures, Licensing Tourism, Atex, Licensing Health Units, Surveillance, Training Fire Safety, ATEX Implementation,... Read more

Professional Services / Other

Susan Cabeceiras, CEO

KRA Visionary Project Partners Ltd.

Established in 2000 by Krystyna Rawicz, KRA Visionary Project Partners provides a complete range of construction and project management services throughout Ireland.

We have extensive experience in design, project management & contract administration and have delivered a wide range of commercial commissions, including responsibility for various large scale projects with in excess of 40 million.  At the other end of the scale, we look after small projects for residential and commercial clients including... Read more

Krystyna Rawicz , MD

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Martina Lennon Properties, MI, Lda

MAP is headed by Martina Lennon, an Irish national with more than 27 years experience in Portuguese Property sales and rental.  

We use a highly customised approach built around the unique needs of each client.  We live here, we work here, we know the housing market and we know your neighbours. 

Buying or renting property abroad can be complicated, perhaps even overwhelming, so we guide our clients through the entire process.  We focus on your needs to identify potential properties, walk you... Read more

Martina Lennon

MD Four Masters Consulting

A well travelled Hospitality Executive with global experience (retired) now offering Specialised Hospitality Services in the areas of Hotel Pre-openings, Mystery Shopping and Quality Control.

Enda Mullin

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My Guide Algarve

My Guide Algarve  - online Algarve guide and marketing platform for local businesses.

We promote the Algarve as a fabulous destination to live in and to visit by creating enticing content that showcases the best of the Algarve. Used by residents and travellers, we mix commercial and non-commercial content to provide interesting reading and visual information for our users. As one of the highest traffic sites dedicated to the Algarve region, and with excellent ranking in search engines, we provide a very... Read more

Fiona Butler, General Manager

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Nelson Ramos - Law Office

Although we act more in the areas of Real Estate Law and Litigation our real expertise is the client.
In an information society, access to knowledge is easily available, a lawyer can find out about the applicable law to almost any subject matter in a relatively short time, making it possible to provide a full range of services to the client.

When we decide to accept a case, our main concern is not whether the matter falls into a specific law category or type of regulation where we feel more comfortable, our main... Read more

Dr. Nelson Ramos, Lawyer, Master in International Law, Member of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Noesis is a company with a strong record in the market and leadership in the main areas in which it operates, with a strong orientation of the company to the customer. Noesis believes in the construction of innovative solutions with a view of valuing them for its current and future customers.

Technology & Startups

Andy O'Driscoll

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Omey Projects

Omey Projects is a art consultancy based in Portugal. We provide avant-garde artwork for both small and large-scale project, specialising in creating tailored artwork and installations for the hotel and leisure industry.

We work closely in the spirit of collaboration with designers, developers and private clients, from the inception stage to handover, to create spaces truly engaging and inspiring in design and character, curating ‘The Story of Art’ through nuanced or boldly expressed artistic narratives.

Omey... Read more

Kelly Murtagh, Creative Director

O'Neill's Property

O'Neill's Property is located above O'Neill's Pub on Vilamoura's Marina, in Portugal, in the heart of the Algarve, one of the main beach and golf resorts in Europe.
The vast experience and knowledge of the local market guarantee numerous benefits in the choice of our real estate agency offering a personalized accompaniment throughout the process of buying, selling or leasing, through professionalism, dynamism and expertise of our team.
We cooperate with other real estate agencies, business groups,... Read more

Garry Murtagh, Founder & Managing Director

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Pathway Consulting

Pathway Consulting  specialise in helping their clients define their desired business outcomes and develop their Strategy and adjust their processes to achieve them.  Clients include both private and public enterprises. Key areas of experience include Tourism, food production & food retailing, Customer Services and Telecoms.
 We offer our clients a professional, innovative and collaborative service, resulting in practical, measurable and achievable objectives and outcomes. 

Aoife Healy & Tony Boyle, Owners

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Pink Room

Founded in September 2017, Pink Room is a digital product studio housed in Coimbra. Focused on mobile and web applications, we walk with our clients through their ideas, from the concept to the Product. 

Mario Gago, CEO

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PKF International Limited 

PKF is a global family of legally independent firms bound together by a shared commitment to quality, integrity and the creation of clarity in a complex regulatory environment.  We provide world-class analysis and clear solutions in Assurance, Advisory, Taxation and Business Services for companies around the globe.

Our family consists of over 400 offices, operating in 150 countries across five regions. We specialise in providing high quality audit, accounting, tax, and business advisory solutions to... Read more

Jose Gonzaga Rosa, General Manager

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PLMJ is one of Portugal's leading law firms and a key reference in the country’s legal sector because of its dynamism, capacity for innovation and quality of service. PLMJ is a full-service firm that focuses on specialisation and offers a complete range of legal services.
We are a firm with high ethical standards that is cohesive, socially responsible, specialised and competitive. Our mission is to provide first-class legal services

Professional Services / Other

Dearbháile Banahan, Lawyer, Chairwoman of the IPBN Algarve committee

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Polaris Media

Polaris provides a range of services. Our core offering is strategic media relations and promotional campaigns across newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and online. We further have extensive experience of crisis communications and written work including reports, newsletters and brochures. In an expansion of our services we are now offering support to exporters with our international networks and digital publishing news websites.

Professional Services / Other

Sam Pinnington, Co-Founder and Senior Partner