Pedro Alexandre Marques


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Pedro Alexandre Marques


ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt | PhD in Industrial Engineering | Head of Lean Management


Diploma (2001) and Ph.D. (2013) in Industrial Engineering from the FCT NOVA University of Lisbon. MBA in Quality Engineering and Management from the ISG Business School (2004). ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (2014-); Licensed Coaching Practitioner by the Association of Coaching (2018-). Head of Lean Management at Auchan Retail Portugal (2018-); Lean Expert and Project Manager at the Expertise Center for Continuous Improvement of SONAE (2017-2018);  Senior Consultant (2006-2016) and Quality Manager (2003-2005) at ISQ – Institute for Technology and Quality. Assistant Professor at the Lusófona University of Humanities and Technologies (2014-); Visiting Assistant Professor at the ISLA Business School (2017-); Invited Lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering of the Catholic University of Portugal (2008-2012); Invited Lecturer at the ISCTE/INDEG-IUL (2008). Coordinator of the Post-Graduate Program in Lean & Continuous Improvement of the ISQ Academy (2016-); Coordinator of the Master Program in Continuous Improvement of APCER (2019-). Freelance consultant and trainer (2017-), having worked with companies that include ASPOECK, Delta Cafés, Siemens, SGL Carbon, European Central Bank, Lincoln Electric, APQ, APCER, and others. Winner of the following awards: Best Presenter Award at the International Conference in Industrial Engineering (2019), Literati Award – Highly Commended Paper from the Emerald Publishing (2018), Best Improvement Project in Portugal from the Portuguese Association for Quality (2015), Best article published in the “Qualidade” journal by the Portuguese Association for Quality (2014), Best Industrial Engineering Student in 2001 awarded by the NOVA University of Lisbon (2002). Nominee for the contest “Process Improvement Project” awarded by the European Organization for Quality during the 2019 EOQ Congress. Author and co-author of book chapters, papers and articles in international publications. Guest speaker in national and international conferences. Reviewer of the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, among others.

Certification Level

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Certification Body

American Society for Quality

Certification Year


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