The team | Market Consulting
Ana Teresa Rocha – Managing partner
As a partner of MrKc – Market Consulting, she is the general and commercial manager, mainly focused on B2B networking.
She as coordinated the social, economic and commercial surveys that are the basis of the preliminary architecture designs of the Public Markets that MrKc – Market Consulting as worked on – Braga, Leiria, Viseu, Moscavide, Viana do Castelo, Odemira ….
For over a decade, as part of the senior technic team and project manager of SIMAB – Sociedade Instaladora de Mercados Abastecedores, she gave birth to several projects, from the very start, helping to define their size and design, coordinating public tenders and preparing their start-up.
This inside knowledge of the process allowed her to play the role of Assessor the Board of Administration. Her postgraduate course in logistics and expertise in post-harvest technologies gives her a very specific vision of the peculiarities of agri-food distribution and logistics. She therefore integrated and coordinated various teams involved in the design and renovation of agri-food markets, wholesale and retail, domestic and abroad.
Her professional experience, and her expertise in Management, allows her to maintain her free-lance activity.
Miguel Aresta Branco – Senior Archictect and Project Coordinator
As a partner of MrKc – Market Consulting, he kept is focus on the project coordination and architecture design of logistics platforms and public markets, in Portugal and abroad. As a consultant, project coordinator and/or author of architecture designs, he continued to work on the renovation of existing public markets and on the design of new buildings, always considering, and sometimes also planning, their urban environment.
Adding to this specialization on agri-food distribution, he has also been working on several other projects involving public infrastructures, such as schools and other social equipments.
On his curriculum one can also see some work on urban planning, masterplans, single-family houses, townhouses, offices and technical buildings.
As the Director of the Architecture and Engineering Department, he conceived, designed and coordinated a significant set of architecture and engineering projects both at national level, including SIMAB´s Wholesale Markets Network (MARB, MAC; MARL , TIDE; MARF; MACB; MARC) and Public Markets, including the ones in Figueira da Foz, Loulé, Faro and Portimão, among others; as well as at international level, where he led the teams responsible for the overall development of the projects of the Wholesale Markets in Luanda, Malanje and Huambo, in Angola.
His teams also designed each individual building in these structures, adapting the requirements of customers to the different operational realities in each market, Wholesale and Retail, or logistic platform of the country.
He has, therefore, a great insight regarding the suitability and specificity of the existing and proposed solutions in aspects as diverse as law, operations or commercial areas.