Marta Bastos dos Santos was born in Lisbon in 1985. She graduated in Law from the University of Lisbon Law School (2003-2008), with a Postgraduate degree in Public Company and Market Law (Portuguese Catholic University, 2014) and a Postgraduate degree in Economics and Social Investment Law (University of Lisbon Law School, 2017).
She started her professional activity in 2008 at EDP – Energias de Portugal, S.A, where she worked as a lawyer in the General Secretariat and Legal Advisory Services until December 2021, with a special focus on Corporate Law and Corporate Governance, Compliance and Foundations.
During this period she also participated in induction sessions for new employees, as well as in various training courses developed by the company, particularly Leadership, Effective Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Applied Creativity and Strategy.
Accustomed to promoting various volunteering activities on a personal basis, she has always participated in numerous EDP Group volunteering initiatives since the beginning of its programme, having been part of Christmas Campaign Management teams, and work teams and participated as a jury of partner programmes.
Since January 2022 she has been a member of the Social Impact Coordination Office as coordinator of the EDP Group’s Volunteer Programme and EDP’s representative on the governing bodies of GRACE – Responsible Companies, Just a Change and Aprender an Empreender – Association of Young Entrepreneurs of Portugal (Junior Achievement Portugal).