Margarida is country manager of Hitachi Vantara in Portugal and also DSBU (Digital Solutions Business Unit) Lead for Continental Europe. She began his career in consulting with the implementation of Decision Support Systems (EIS/MIS) for the financial services sector in Portugal.
During her tenure at Arthur Andersen (later Deloitte by acquisition) she was directly responsible for the design and implementation of Management Information systems and Risk Management analytical platforms. Between 1997 and 1999 she was also responsible for the launch and management of the Datawarehousing & Analytics team at Arthur Andersen Spain.
She joined Hitachi Consulting in 2006 and has been responsible for coordinating national projects, as well as launching the company's new areas of activity, both nationally and internationally. She has been the Country Manager since 2013, when she also launched the Portugal Delivery Center.
Margarida is also vice president and member of the board of the Portuguese-Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Camara de Comércio e Indústria Luso-Japonesa). She was recently nominated for Digital Leader of the Year at the Computing’s Women in IT Excellence Awards in the UK.