Carlos Simões

  • Working at AIRPLAN since 2006

He studied Electrical Engineering and Computing at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, with a special mention in Energy and Electronics. Postgraduate in Maintenance Engineering at the Institute of Welding and Quality, Lisbon.

Carlos started his professional career as Technical and Service Director at Siemens where he was responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of HVAC control equipment and energy management projects. Afterwards, he joined Infrasys as CEO, to then be in charge of Technical Management at GTM SA Portugal. Finally, Carlos arrived at AIRPLAN in 2006, heading the Airplan delegation in Portugal. Since 2012 he is Area Manager for Portugal, Africa, Middle East and emerging markets.

With extensive experience as Technical Director of multisector turnkey projects, Carlos provides a strategic and complete vision of the installations, and an absolute control of the critical elements they involve (HVAC, utilities, enclosures, process equipment, telecommunications and its global integration).

Pragmatic, direct, and very solution oriented. He always looks for the most efficient approach and never gives up. Currently, as Area Manager, he maintains trustful relationships with clients, identifies expansion opportunities and builds strategic alliances to generate successful business proposals.

My goal

Our clients want to invest in projects that meet their expectations. Hence, at AIRPLAN, both in design and execution, our goal is to get it right the first time around. And that’s why our clients trust us: because we demonstrate that we have the know-how that will maximize their investment.