On 28 April 2021, Stanley Ho East Asia College held her third high table dinner of 2020/2021. Mr. Carlos Cid Álvares, Vice Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A. (BNU) in Macau, was invited as the guest of honour. The event was also joined by fellows and more than 100 students.
With more than 40 years of experience in the banking sector, Mr. Carlos Cid Álvares spoke of BNU’s deep roots and milestones achieved in Macau and beyond. He described with inspiring stories and thought-provoking examples. By illustrating his professional path, Mr. Cid Álvares shared insights on career planning and development for students. He aspired students not to give up and be happy when attempting to accomplish professional and life goals.
The master of ceremonies of the evening is student Ms. Lei Cheok I, Astor. Two brilliant students Ms. Yang Bohan, Angel and Ms. Wang Tzu-yen, Regina respectively performed “Sleeve Dream” on Guzheng, and “Secret” on piano.
Mr. Carlos Cid Álvares have served as the CEO of BNU since June 2018, and meanwhile holds key roles in a number of banking and business organisations in Macau. Prior to coming to Macau, he served key positions in various Portuguese corporations, including Banco Popular Portugal and Banco Comercial Português.