Helena Custodio, Senior Consultant Europe & Africa

Helena Custodio







Helena Custodio

Helena Custodio is a Senior Consultant with AAG based in Lisbon, Portugal where she provides hands-on market entry assistance to companies looking to export or invest in Canada, Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, across a range of sectors.

She also develops strategic partnerships and, with AAG’s leadership team, designs and implements European and African focused business development, marketing and outreach initiatives.

Ms. Custudio draws on experiences ranging from being a former international trade representative with the Canadian government in Southern Africa, to marketing positions with KMPG, to providing market development support to small and medium sized companies in Canada, Europe, and Africa.

Previously, Ms. Custodio served as local representative in Southern Africa with Canadian based CPCS Transcom, an award winning management consulting firm providing strategic advisory services specific to transportation and energy infrastructure, operations, investment, policy and regulation around the world.

She also held private sector positions in Angola and Portugal, and has experience working in the agriculture, infrastructure, power, energy, oil & gas, banking, and logistics industries.

Ms. Custodio holds a Degree in Food Technology from Instituto Superior Agronomia in Portugal. She speaks fluent English and Portugese.

Practice Areas

– Market Entry Assistance

– Partner Identification

– In-Market Representation

– Market Research

– Government Relations

– Trade Mission / B2B Event Management