Gustavo Freitas

Social Innovation Manager, “Casa do Impacto” - Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

Gustavo Freitas is Program Manager at “Casa do Impacto”, a social innovation hub powered by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa that gathers together public and private entities and impact start-ups to find solutions to the most pressing social and environmental challenges. Since 2012, Gustavo has been designing and developing capacity building and funding programs to support social innovators. He also has been responsible for the management of EC funded projects and currently works on the project SIKE – Social Innovation through Knowledge Exchange. He holds a Master degree in Psychology and is accredited specialist in Social, Organizational and Community Psychology, having lectured at several Higher Education Institutions.