Filipe De Botton
Chairman, Logoplaste

Born in 1958 and father of 3, Filipe de Botton has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from "Universidade Católica Portuguesa”.

In 1976, he founded Logoplaste with his father and became CEO and main shareholder in 1991. Logoplaste is one of the main European company producing rigid plastic. It has 64 factories in 16 countries – in Europe, NAFTA, Vietnam and Brazil – with sales of around 550 million euros.

He is a founding member of Norfin the largest Portuguese Real State Fund and Invesfin a Financial Consultant Service Company, where he sits on the Board.

He was voted Businessman of the Year in 2004 by the International Congress of Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital, he won the "Industrial Marketing Personality 2004” award and was voted one of the 4 best "Pioneer Businessmen/Managers in Portugal” in 2014 by “Exame” magazine. 

He is President of the Portuguese Diaspora Council and a French Foreign Trade Advisor.

He is also President of the CADin Executive Committee.

He has received awards from the governments of Portugal, France, Brazil and the United Kingdom.

From March 2018 he is Member of the Board of Universidade Nova de Lisboa.