Madalena Paiva


Madalena Paiva is a Consultant of WALK. She has extensive experience in the areas of leadership and career development in Portugal and Angola.

Madalena started her career in the Career Development Office at Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics. She later became the Department Head, assuming the area of employer relations and career development services. She designed and facilitated university programs to improve student’s career management skills, on a group and individual setting.

Madalena also collaborated with McKinsey & Company as a Talent Attraction external Consultant for the Angolan office. She was later Manager of the Corporate Academy of Unitel, the largest private telecom company in Angola. She was responsible for planning and implementing technical and leadership development programs.

She holds a degree in Law from the Catholic University of Portugal and has completed executive programs in Business Administration and HR Management at Católica-Lisbon SBE.

Madalena completed the Executive Coaching Certification Program and Team Coaching at EEC-Escola Europeia de Coaching, where she also collaborates as a Project Manager and as an Executive Coach.

Madalena works in English and Portuguese.