Pedro Miguel Ramalho Costa


Pedro Miguel Ramalho Costa




Pedro Miguel Ramalho Costa is Administrator of Polytechnic of Leiria and its Social Services, member of the Management Board and Academic Board since 2019.

He was the Head of President´s Office (2009 – 2019), Head of Planning and Strategic Development Services (2008 – 2009) and Head of the Division of Technical Services (2007 – 2008), all at Polytechnic of Leiria;

He was an elected member of some Polytechnic of Leiria Boards (General, Evaluation and Quality, Direction Board of the School of Technology and Management, Representatives Assembly of the School of Technology and Management; Electoral College of the Polytechnic of Leiria; Polytechnic of Leiria Joint Commission) (2001 – 2009).

He was the formal and informal coordinator of several services at the Polytechnic of Leiria, Planning and Strategic Development Services (2009 – 2018), IT Services (2010) and Technical Services (2009 and 2010).

He is graduated in Electrical Engineering at Polytechnic of Leiria (2001), Bachelor in Electrical Engineering – Industrial Maintenance at Polytechnic of Leiria (1997), is a post-graduate in 6 Sigma – Black Belt (2013). He also has an Advanced Course in Public Management (2011) and a Public Management Training Program (2008).

Technical coordinator and representative of the main contractor for several funded projects: U-Bike – Polytechnic of Leiria, bike sharing system (2016-); Scientific Infrastructures CeteMares, Peniche, and CDRSP, Marinha Grande, buildings, D and José Saramago Library buildings, both on campus 2 of Polytechnic of Leiria; Incubator D. Dinis Building in Leiria (2001 – 2014).

Implementation coordinator of Polytechnic of Leiria integrated document management and workflow solution that allows dematerialization of administrative tasks as well as decision-making processes (2010).

Polytechnic of Leiria representative in OBITEC – Óbidos Science and Technology Association, Óbidos Parque – Óbidos Technological Park managing entity (2009).

Technical coordinator for the reorganization of Human Resources and Financial services at the Polytechnic of Leiria (2006 – 2007).

Lecturer of Digital Systems Laboratory – Electrical Engineering course and Electronics – IT Engineering Course at School of Technology and Management of Polytechnic of Leiria (2nd semester of the academic year 1998/99).

Technical responsible for Electrical Engineering Laboratories at School of Technology and Management of Polytechnic of Leiria (1997 – 1999).

He participated in benchmarking actions in foreign Higher Education Institutions through mobility programs (Erasmus and Erasmus Mundus) and integrated the teams in several European projects (Grundtvig and KA). He also participated in numerous conferences, seminars and workshops, in Portugal and abroad. He made several communications at conferences and seminars, some with publications.

Work in several companies from different areas (1991 – 1996).