Sofia Maciel

Head of Communications
in Portugal




Sofia holds a Master’s degree in Communication Sciences from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. She has been working in communication over the past ten years, embracing different challenges and areas, such as journalism, PR, content production or social media management.

Before joining INESC TEC Comms Team in 2021, Sofia was responsible for managing Communication at Fórum Oceano, the Portuguese Blue Economy Cluster. She took over the coordination of corporate communication and managed communication and dissemination activities of several national and European projects funded under different funding mechanisms and programs.

At INESC TEC, Sofia manages several activities related to content production, being responsible for the Podcast Science Bits. She is also Head of Communication of the UT Austin Portugal Program.