Luis Alveirinho was born in Portugal in 1957 and is Director of Engineering and Network Operations at Portugal Telecom since July 2015.
He received the MSc degree in Telecommunications and Computer Science from the Lisbon Technical University in 1983.
He joined PT Group in 1983 and worked since then in the areas Technology, Planning and Development, Implementation and Strategic Development of Networks and Systems.
Assumed management roles since 1990.
In 1998 he was appointed as Director of Network Management and Operational Support Systems at PT being responsible for the design, development, implementation and management of all Network Management Platforms of the wireline business.
From 1998 to 2002 he was Director of Engineering and Network Planning, responsible for the technical Planning and Development of all wireline Network Platforms and Systems. In the period of 2003-2007 he was Director of Network Planning and Strategic Development of the wireline business of PT.
After the integration/merge of the wireline and wireless PT business occurred in September 2007, he took the role of Director of Network Planning and Implementation of Portugal Telecom (responsible for the Planning, Implementation and Strategic Development of both Fixed, Multimedia and Mobile networks).
Member of the Board of Directors of PT Inovação (R&D Company of the PT Group) in the period of 2009-2011.
Director of Engineering and Network Development and Implementation of Oi Telemar (Brazil) during the period of 2011-2013, responsible for the Planning, Implementation and Strategic Development of both Fixed, Multimedia and Mobile networks in Oi Brazil.
Luis Alveirinho was awarded the Individual Award of the FTTH Council Europe in 2017 for his outstanding efforts to accelerate the adoption of FTTH in Europe.