Martinho Fortunato CMM is CEO of Marlagos, which owns Marina de Lagos, a 462 berth marina in Algarve, Portugal. He started as manager of the marina in 2000 and since then has managed not only the marina itself but also the commercial area around the marina and the construction, opening and management of a 4* hotel development (Marina Club Suite Hotel – 140 rooms, spa and restaurant). Martinho became a certified marina manager in May 2005, after completing his studies at the Advanced Marina Management School.
Before becoming CEO of Marlagos, Martinho worked in both the marine and tourism industries. He was CEO of Centro Náutico de Algés – The Lisbon Boatyard and CFO and founder of the hotel management company Unlock Boutique Hotels. Martinho was also the president of the Portuguese Marina and Ports Association (APPR) for 6 years and now holds the position of vice-president.
Martinho is the Commodore of the Lagos Sailing Club and a member of the Lagos Tourism Commission and a member of the board of directors of the holding company MSF-Tur.Im, SGPS. The MSF Group has tourism and real estate developments in Portugal and abroad. He is also member of the board of IMCI (International Marine Certification Institute) and chairman of the ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) Marina’s Group.