Company

Stablished in 1978 Protecna is a company with more than 40 years of experience in engineering design and providing engineering consultancy services. Since its foundation It has designed several public and private construction projects such as roads and bridges, water and wastewater systems and both residential and non-residential buildings. In 2006, Protecna started to offer integrated project management solutions throughout all phases of a construction project, such as construction quality control and health and safety management. In 2018 and following the commemoration of the 40 years of activity, Protecna maintains its demand for innovation and offers differentiating services for its clients, in addition to renewing its entire institutional image, Protecna has developed a project management app that allows real-time interaction between clients and their projects and / or works.

COMPANY PROFILE

In February 2006, until then Protecna – Gabinete de Estudos e Projetos, was restructured and became named as Protecna - Consultores de Engenharia, Lda. This update reflects the company’s profile as a renowned consulting company for civil engineering projects, which are promoted in an investment prone region such as Algarve. Protecna is particularly qualified to provide full construction project management services to both national and international clients.

INTERNAL POLICY

Based on its consolidated experience for more than 40 years, the company has strategically reinforced its technical and management skills in order to provide a set of services that facilitate the success of the construction projects in which it participates. This strategic upgrade enables the provision of a wide range of services towards the success of every construction project that we engage into. Protecna values technical skill and full achievement of our client’s goals, namely in terms of cost, time and other relevant aspects. Protena has being supported the continuous training of its employees, with a technical staff composed of doctorates, masters and graduates duly updated in several areas of engineering. The success of our clients is the success of Protecna.

STAFF

Our staff includes internal and external engineering experts in a wide range of areas such as structural, geotechnical, infrastructures, mechanical and electrical. Our expertise covers all legal requirements towards delivering any type of building and civil engineering Project.
António Morgado AndréCivil Engineer
Managing Partner
Graduated in 2000 from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Master in Structures (2005) and PhD in Civil Engineering (2016) from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), António has a vast experience in project design and coordination.
His career as a structural designer began at AfaConsult as part of the Braga Stadium project team. In 2006 he took over the management and technical coordination of Protecna - Consultores de Engenharia and since 2003 is teaching in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Algarve, where he is Invited Professor.
Mónica MoreiraCivil Engineer
Partner
Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Algarve (2008). Since then Mónica has developed her professional activity in Protecna, where she works as a designer, coordinator and project manager. She has been a Protecna partner since 2014.
She is Qualified Expert REH of ADENE.
Carlos Morgado AndréCivil Engineer
Partner
Civil Engineer from the University of Lourenço Marques (Maputo, Mozambique) ans is specialist in Geotechnics at LNEC.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, he designed and supervised dozens of works, including several bridges and
infrastructures works developed in mostly in Algarve.
He was a lecturer in several courses of the Civil Engineering graduation at the University of Algarve, where he taught for more than 20 years.
Founding partner of Protecna, he is currently the company's technical adviser.
Graduated in 2000 from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Master in Structures (2005) and PhD in Civil Engineering (2016) from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), António has a vast experience in project design and coordination.
His career as a structural designer began at AfaConsult as part of the Braga Stadium project team. In 2006 he took over the management and technical coordination of Protecna - Consultores de Engenharia and since 2003 is teaching in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Algarve, where he is Invited Professor.
Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Algarve (2008). Since then Mónica has developed her professional activity in Protecna, where she works as a designer, coordinator and project manager. She has been a Protecna partner since 2014.
She is Qualified Expert REH of ADENE.
Civil Engineer from the University of Lourenço Marques (Maputo, Mozambique) ans is specialist in Geotechnics at LNEC.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, he designed and supervised dozens of works, including several bridges and
infrastructures works developed in mostly in Algarve.
He was a lecturer in several courses of the Civil Engineering graduation at the University of Algarve, where he taught for more than 20 years.
Founding partner of Protecna, he is currently the company's technical adviser.

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