Helder Santos

Managing Director Natural Resources, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa
My passion is for identifying the core cause of problems, and driving positive change through helping people to be their best.

Helder is a respected expert in natural resources, leading Proudfoot’s partnerships and delivery for the sector across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Prior to entering consulting, Helder held different management roles, gaining international experience in a diverse range of areas such as Operations, Production, Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Quality, Customer Service, Continuous Improvement and Sales. At Proudfoot, Helder has worked with over 100 client companies across several geographic regions. This has equipped him to drive improvement opportunities for major organizations, designing solutions for significant financial and operational transformations. He works with clients to develop safe, predictable operations, increase throughput, and enhance maintenance effectiveness. Helder focuses on continuously improving supply-chain management and developing organizational change capabilities for clients’ teams.

Helder holds a degree in chemical industrial engineering and an MBA in Management. He speaks fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French.

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