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Experienced, business-focused unbiased advice on key strategic talent issues can deliver a critical competitive advantage.



From our exposure working with company Boards of directors, Executive Committees as well as private equity firms we realise how they can benefit from external and objective advice to improve corporate governance and related policies and practices.

A wide range of strategic human capital issues such as management team audits, compensation systems, rightsizing, rightskilling and change management can, when supported on sound, experienced unbiased external advice, deliver a unique competitive edge. 

Our approach

We offer an independent, external, and analytical-based perspective grounded in the deep expertise of our senior advisory consulting team.

We focus on your business needs, rather than theoretical models and work closely with your board of directors and their executive teams to find sustainable long-term solutions in issues like strategic alignment and planning by helping organisations initiating models to reorient and reinvigorate their strategic vision – and increase revenues and profits; executive compensation calibration by reviewing, assessing and benchmarking current executive compensation programs – and align executive compensation plans with business strategy and objectives; succession planning when designing and implementing programs which normally would include talent review strategy, internal leadership talent assessment and benchmark, implementation of the adequate protocols for leaders positioning, development and if needed, talent acquisition – and create the future leaders for the organisation.


Our Interim Executives practice delivers unique market expertise and provides our clients, locally or globally, a set of exceptional skills for high-performance assignments.



Interim Executives are increasingly engaged by clients who are experiencing periods of disruption, extended executive absence, growth, transition or major project work.

Organizations can expect to benefit from an immediate, flexible, seasoned resource who can also provide a fresh and independent viewpoint on important business decisions and can act as a valuable partner to the board in shaping the strategic and operational future of the business.

Our approach

Ad Capita has developed a network of deeply experienced senior executives across Portugal available to inkjet specific expertises into your business for a defined project or short term mandates. 

We leverage our executive search network and business acumen to provide our clients with professional interim executives for a number of reasons including: bridging a momentary skill gap, managing merger & acquisitions, consolidation and cost efficiency projects, a tactical initiative, programme & project management, transformational change, a crisis management scenario or a near-term component of a broader strategic growth initiative.


Our Market Intelligence and Talent Mapping solutions are design to give our clients an edge on the competition. Our in-depth custom-built analysis of the executive talent landscape takes the waiting and uncertainty out of your future recruitment needs and decision-makers can move swiftly and securely ahead of the industry players. 



Keeping track of your positioning and attractiveness in the competition arena is a crucial part of any company’s talent strategy.

Market Intelligence and Talent Mapping they both use multiple sources of information to put clients in context by providing them with a broad overview and help them determine internal goals and fine tune critical talent acquisitions.

Armed with such intelligence companies should be able to better understand and navigate the fluidity of today’s talent ecosystems they depend on to grow.

By mapping the context around and allowing a timely and thoughtful anticipation of executive placement needs companies would stay always one step ahead of the rest.

Our approach

Our clients are offered with fully customized Market Intelligence and Talent Mapping solutions, flexible and modular project designing prepared to address a variety of questions.

Market Intelligence assignments provides reporting on employer branding benchmark against key competitors including strengths to leverage and weaknesses to improve, on market profiling of key individuals and their internal and external reputation, mapping competitors’ corporate structures and internal dynamics of their teams.

The architecture of our Talent Mapping solutions was designed to deliver the answer to the question: when the need arises, will the ideal candidate be, in fact, available in this market? 

Our Talent Mapping cases portfolio includes the delivery of essential data to support clients engaged in expansion or diversification endeavours, who needs concise and updated intelligence about particular talent ecosystems, geographical or sectorial, before deciding for new hires or for expatriate solutions. Includes also providing detailed information to support succession planning exercises, diversity mapping processes or executive management benchmarking or to trace future senior management teams across a range of disciplines to guarantee the right positioning to swiftly headhunt them when prompted.


World-class custom made executive assessment solutions to maximise teams and company performance.



The most successful organizations from around the world learned that as they move across growth cycles, the “right set” of leadership competencies they must be armed with, to thrive in each of those moments, can hardly be the same.  

Assuring organisational sustainability and adequateness of response at all times it is not easy but contingencies can be minimised and effective results can be achieved by mapping current leadership capabilities against the future (foreseen and sometimes unforeseen) requirements of company strategic goals.

By identifying internal candidates that have the ability or potential to take on new and more senior roles in the future, the organization delivers impact over time. 

Our approach

Our experience with leadership assessment and development draws upon many consultations with companies in different sectors and business scenarios, always serving the purpose of maximising organisational performance and aligning executive potential with business strategies.

These bespoke programs aim to give an objective identification of where the most promising high-potential capacities lie inside and how your company can capitalize on untapped future business leaders.

By designing and deploying such preemptive processes to support business in the  discovery and cartography of the hidden leadership talent we do also provide the advice and the methodology to support team and executive development, prepare them to take those new, sometimes unexpected executive challenges as they arise.

Your future leaders to drive change, inspire innovation and catalyze sustainable growth.


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