Management Team

Miguel Garcia

PharmD, PhD, MBA, CEO

Miguel Garcia, PhD, is co-founder and CEO of TechnoPhage. Miguel has nearly 20 years of experience in the biotech industry in business development, management and finance and intellectual property strategy, executing all entrepreneurial and strategic activities associated to the company. Miguel’s scientific background is based in pharmaceutical sciences, followed by a PhD in pharmacy and an Executive MBA.

Ana Neves

MsC, IP and Legal Affairs Director

Ana Neves, MsC, IP and Legal Affairs Director, is a patent and trademark attorney with 20 years of work experience in the field of intellectual property, focusing on pharmaceutical patents. Ana held prior positions at Tecnimede, Marks & Clerk and Universidade de Lisboa. Her scientific background is chemical engineering and her master’s degree is in regulatory science and evaluation of medicines.

Helena Dordio


Helena Dordio is the TechnoPhage Qualified Person (QP). Helena has more than 18 years work experience in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically in the multinational companies Janssen-Cilag and Vifor Pharma. Helena has successfully worked in production, new product introduction, and in the quality assurance areas, in which she had the opportunity to lead important projects based on lean manufacturing. Her background is pharmaceutical sciences, also having a master’s degree in advanced pharmacotechnology, and an Executive MBA.

Margarida Barreto

MsC, Clinical Trial Manager

Margarida has more than 20 years’ work experience in clinical trials’ management in the pharmaceutical industry. Margarida has worked in biopharmaceutical projects applied to product development. She has been Study Director of bioanalysis projects under the framework of Good Laboratory Practice. Margarida has also experience in the scope of Good Manufacturing Practice applied to Investigational Medicinal Products. Her background is Pharmaceutical Sciences, also having a master’s degree in Medicines’ Technology.