Pedro Bastos Rezende
Hyperion co-founder and CEO
Mr. Bastos Rezende founded Hyperion in 2006 and has been its CEO since then. He is also the Managing Partner and President of AT Kearney in Portugal and was a Board Member of Sonae Capital from 2008 to 2011.
Prior to founding Hyperion, Mr. Bastos Rezende was Member of the Board and of the Executive Committee of Energias de Portugal (EDP), the largest Portuguese industrial company and one of the top European electric utilities, from 2003 to 2006. He was the CEO of the Generation and Trading business, as well as responsible for Strategic Planning and for Spanish operations among others. During that period the five members of the Executive Committee, led by Mr. Talone, achieved a major turnaround of EDP’s operations, resulting in a 124% increase in market capitalization. Mr. Bastos Rezende also served as Board Member and Vice-President of the Executive Committee of HidroCantábrico following its acquisition by EDP in 2005.
From 1990 to 2003, Mr. Bastos Rezende was Partner and Vice-President of The Boston Consulting Group, based in Madrid and Lisbon Offices, where he was member of the key Iberian executive committees and responsible for the Energy Practice. Mr. Bastos Rezende was initially based in Madrid and later in Lisbon. He was co-responsible for the Lisbon office opening (1995) and development of a team of almost 50 consultants by 2003, being responsible for local clients with top European level relationships. During his thirteen years with BCG, Mr. Bastos Rezende participated in and led many projects and relationships in different sectors businesses and company areas.
From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Bastos Rezende worked for VALEO Group as Head of Tests, Development and Prototype Department in Spain and Applications Engineer (Commercial Development) in EUA, always within the Group Clutch Division. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Bastos Rezende was a Board Member of Sonae Capital, a Portuguese private leading conglomerate. In 2010, Mr. Bastos became Partner and President of AT Kearney Portugal.
Mr. Bastos Rezende has a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD – Fontainebleau and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from ICAI-Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – Madrid.