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.

Susana Gonçalves

PharmD, Operations Director

Susana Gonçalves, PharmD, and Operations Director at TechnoPhage, has nearly 17 years of previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry, namely at Amgen and Janssen-Cilag. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, she worked as a molecular biology scientist at the Faculty of Pharmacy from the University of Lisbon. Susana is specialized in clinical research, with successful records in the implementation, management and delivery of clinical trials. Her background was established in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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.