Walter is currently an Investment Director at Caixa Capital, the venture capital and private equity arm of Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), Portugal’s largest financial group. Walter has close to twenty five years of professional experience, both in Portugal and internationally. He began his career with KMPG Canada in Toronto, having transferred to the Lisbon (Portugal) office in 1991, where he specialized in the Financial Services sector and Corporate Finance. He later moved to Banco Finantia, a small Portuguese investment bank, where he exercised roles as Head of Research and as a Director in the Corporate Finance department. Walter has an MBA in International Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa and an Honours Commerce & Finance degree from the University of Toronto (Canada).