With a PhD in Communication Sciences from University of Minho, a Master's degree in Communication & Image and a degree in Marketing & Advertising by IADE, Alexandre Duarte is the Ruler of various classes in IADE, visiting Professor in several Universities, developer of the Research Unit CECS from Univ. Minho, and Course Coordinator of OFICINA de PORTFOLIO™.
Throughout his career, Alexandre had the opportunity to work for several multinational advertising agencies, in Portugal and Brazil, such as TBWA, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy, W/Portugal, W/Brazil, Lowe&Partners, or BrandiaCentral as a Senior Creative Copywriter.
Author of many seminars on communication, regularly participates in different conferences and lectures in both business and academic contexts.
It is the former Communications Director of the Portuguese Federation of Krav Maga, Text Editor of the Surf Magazine SOUP and occasionally collaborates with many other academic and professional media. Since 2012, is the Tutor of the EUROBEST Young Marketers Academy and, in 2013, was elected member of the Directors Board of EDCOM - European Institute for Commercial Communications Education.  In the beginning of 2014, Alexandre was appointed CEO of RESTART, a school of Creativity, Arts and New Technologies and in 2018 was invited to teach in executive education, the Social Brands PG and in the Communication Sciences Master of Universidade Católica Portuguesa.