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Forward College is a unique combination of leading academics (100% PhD), entrepreneurs, researchers, writers, designers... We all passionately believe in the power of education to change attitudes, lives and ultimately shape a better future.

Academic Development

The Academic Development Group is in charge of designing, implementing, assessing, and promoting an engaging and dynamic learning experience. They will ensure academic excellence while fostering the wider intellectual and personal development of students.

Dr. Sara Santos

Dr. Sara Santos's portrait

Head of Data Science

Dr. Gemma Gordon

Dr. Gemma Gordon's portrait

Head of Psychology

Dr. Ruairidh Brown

Dr. Ruairidh Brown's portrait

Head of International Relations

Dr. Marina Pérez de Arcos

Dr. Marina Pérez de Arcos's portrait

Head of Institutional Affairs and Head of Politics

Dr. Bernardo Melo Pimentel

Dr. Bernardo Melo Pimentel's portrait

Head of Economics and Teaching & Learning Coordinator

Dr. Miguel Freitas

Dr. Miguel Freitas's portrait

Lecturer

Dr. Ana Rita Nunes

Dr. Ana Rita Nunes's portrait

Lecturer

Dr. Marco Nievergelt

Dr. Marco Nievergelt's portrait

Academic Programmes Coordinator

Dr. Andrée Sursock

Dr. Andrée Sursock's portrait

Head of Quality Enhancement and Sustainability

Leadership Development

The Bachelor's in Business Leadership development group is in charge of designing, implementing, assessing, and promoting the entrepreneurship and digital certificates.

Dr. Gaël Brulé

Dr. Gaël Brulé's portrait

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Vera Herédia Colaço

Dr. Vera Herédia Colaço's portrait

Associate Professor | BBL Senior Leadership Fellow | Business Lead

Nabila Alibhai

Nabila Alibhai's portrait

Associate Professor | BBL Senior Leadership Fellow | Social Impact Lead | Head of Personal Development

Forward College is a unique combination of leading academics (100% PhD), entrepreneurs, researchers, writers, designers... We all passionately believe in the power of education to change attitudes, lives and ultimately shape a better future.

Academic Development

The Academic Development Group is in charge of designing, implementing, assessing, and promoting an engaging and dynamic learning experience. They will ensure academic excellence while fostering the wider intellectual and personal development of students.

Dr. Sara Santos

Dr. Sara Santos's portrait

Head of Data Science

Dr. Gemma Gordon

Dr. Gemma Gordon's portrait

Head of Psychology

Dr. Ruairidh Brown

Dr. Ruairidh Brown's portrait

Head of International Relations

Dr. Marina Pérez de Arcos

Dr. Marina Pérez de Arcos's portrait

Head of Institutional Affairs and Head of Politics

Dr. Bernardo Melo Pimentel

Dr. Bernardo Melo Pimentel's portrait

Head of Economics and Teaching & Learning Coordinator

Dr. Miguel Freitas

Dr. Miguel Freitas's portrait

Lecturer

Dr. Ana Rita Nunes

Dr. Ana Rita Nunes's portrait

Lecturer

Dr. Marco Nievergelt

Dr. Marco Nievergelt's portrait

Academic Programmes Coordinator

Dr. Andrée Sursock

Dr. Andrée Sursock's portrait

Head of Quality Enhancement and Sustainability

Leadership Development

The Bachelor's in Business Leadership development group is in charge of designing, implementing, assessing, and promoting the entrepreneurship and digital certificates.

Dr. Gaël Brulé

Dr. Gaël Brulé's portrait

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Vera Herédia Colaço

Dr. Vera Herédia Colaço's portrait

Associate Professor | BBL Senior Leadership Fellow | Business Lead

Nabila Alibhai

Nabila Alibhai's portrait

Associate Professor | BBL Senior Leadership Fellow | Social Impact Lead | Head of Personal Development