Raul Portela, Helly Hansen
Raul Portela
ex chief operating officer
Helly Hansen

With a diverse background spanning various industries and sectors including food, transportation, retail, luxury, apparel, footwear, DIY, and outdoor sports, Raul brings a wealth of experience to the table.

His expertise lies in Consulting, Supply Chain and Logistics, Operational Management, and Private Equity, reflecting a dynamic professional journey. Until recently, Raul served as an Operating Partner at Alteri Investors, where he leveraged his strategic insights to drive impactful results.

Prior to this role, he held pivotal positions such as Chief Operating Officer at Helly Hansen, Global Head of Logistics and Fulfilment at Triumph, and Director of Operations, Europe at Burberry, showcasing his versatility and leadership prowess. Having collaborated with diverse teams and lived across multiple countries, Raul possesses a keen understanding of global dynamics. His innate ability to connect with individuals and decipher organizational intricacies has enabled him to cultivate advocates across all hierarchical levels, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence.

Recognized for his enterprising spirit, investigative mindset, and insatiable curiosity, Raul is committed to continuous learning and personal growth. He is renowned for his hands-on consultative approach and penchant for coaching, which enables him to nurture strong teams and foster vibrant organizational cultures.

Raul holds prestigious MBA degrees from London Business School and Columbia Business School, complemented by a master's in business management from the University of Porto, Portugal. His academic achievements underscore his commitment to academic excellence and professional development.

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