Full Name
Afonso Salema
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Start Campus (European DC)
Speaker Bio
Afonso Salema is responsible for the development of the Sines 4.0 project by Start Campus, which aims to create one of the largest European data centers in Sines. This Hyperscale Data Center campus will be one of Europe's largest data center campuses and will respond to growing demand from large international technology companies. It will benefit from all strategic advantages such as ocean water cooling systems, access to the high voltage power grid, connectivity through the connection to high-capacity international fiber optic cables with North America, Africa, and South America.

Prior to the Start Campus, Afonso spent 15 years in investment banking in London, New York, and Madrid, covering the renewable energy, energy and infrastructure sectors, having briefly worked for EDP between 2009-2011. He has a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Instituto Superior T├ęcnico.
Afonso Salema