Rita Sousa

Rita Sousa

Managing Director at Blue Pioneers
Expertise | Business plan development, Fundraising, Early stage investment (VC)

Rita Sousa is the Managing Director of Blue Pioneers, an early-stage Fund specialized in the Blue Economy and focused on emerging technologies for ocean sustainability and climate action. Rita has been working in VC since 2014. Before joining this industry, she worked in energy &utilities, innovation and CRM consultancy. Rita holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree (IST), MSc. Energy/Environment (Strathclyde), MBA (AESE/IESE BS) and MiF (Católica BS). She is also a jury member for the EIC/European Commission.