Ana Rita Lynce holds a five-year degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) from the University of Lisbon, completed at the Technical University of Catalonia with a thesis in the field of rail transport. She has a specialization in Transportation and attended several courses in the area in universities of reference in Europe. Currently, she is finishing an MBA at Warwick Business School in Coventry, in the United Kingdom.

Ana Rita Lynce is responsible for assisting clients in the fields of transport economics, operations, strategy and development of business models. With nearly fifteen years of professional experience, she focused her career in the transport and infrastructure sectors in Europe and Latin America, in particular on road, water and sanitation concessions/PPPs. Before re-joining VTM, she was responsible for the contract management of several concessions in Brazil and previously, she worked as a transportation planning and operations manager in a 400 km road concession in São Paulo state also in Brazil. Throughout her career, she has gained experience in project management, coordination of multidisciplinary teams and preparation of commercial offers for bids and tenders for transport and infrastructure projects as well as asset acquisitions in Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Peru), Africa (Mozambique, Madagascar) and Asia (India).

Earlier, she worked as a transport researcher in the Center for Innovation in Transport (CENIT) from the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain), in the DIEM from the University of Genoa (Italy) and in the LITEP from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland). She is the co-author of chapter 13 – “Economics of Short Sea Shipping” of The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business from Lloyds of London Press as well as publications in scientific journals and conferences of the sector.

Languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Key Experience

  • Provision of assistance with greenfield and brownfield infrastructure projects, namely transport, water and sanitation systems and their operations;
  • Business models, analysis and evolution of transport, water and sanitation systems;
  • Demand and revenue studies in transport and sanitation infrastructures and services;
  • Transport system planning and design;
  • R&D projects within the European transport and logistics sectors.

Ana Rita Lynce has worked in VTM in 2009 and joined the team again in 2019