José Manuel Gonçalves Marques
José Marques was born in Guarda, in 1966. He received the BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and the MSc degree in Logistics, both from the Polytechnic of Guarda, Guarda, Portugal. With an experience of over 30 years in industrial environment, he has been holding management positions at Coficab Group, working in the development of industrial processes and facilities integrating Lean Management methodologies. He is currently a PhD student in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. His main research interests are focused on Lean methodologies, energy and industrial project management.