Eduardo Manuel de Almeida Leite

Penteada University Campus , Floor -1

(+351) 291 705 180 / 5180

No to laugh, not to lament, not to detest, but to understand (Baruch Spinoza, 1632-1677)

Biographical Notes

Eduardo Leite is an Assistant Professor at Universidade da Madeira. Having a Ph.D. in Management from Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. His research focuses on Entrepreneurship, Management, and Accounting, and he has had the privilege of participating in several European-funded projects, which have allowed the collaboration with leading experts in the field and contributed to cutting-edge knowledge in the area. He has founded more than 10 scientific journals, two of which are indexed to Scopus and Web of Science and a third one to SciELO FCT. As a researcher, he integrates transnational research networks and coordinates and participates in several European scientific projects, through which he has raised significant funding for Universidade da Madeira. Affiliated with national and international research centers in Portugal, Brazil, and Iceland.
In addition to his research interests, he is deeply committed to teaching and mentoring the next generation of professionals. He has taught courses in Management, Accounting, Hotel Management, Auditing, Entrepreneurship, and Economics, and he always strives to create an engaging and interactive learning environment that fosters critical thinking and encourages students to pursue their passions.
At the same time, he holds several management and coordination positions in the bodies of Universidade da Madeira, currently being Vice President of the Higher School of Technologies and Management. He was an entrepreneur and student athlete, the first former professional soccer player to obtain the title of Doctor in Portugal.
Scopus Author ID: 55974039400


- The Economy and The Digital: Investments to Improve the Student Experience, Leite, E.; Leite, A., Emerald Publishing, 2024

- Dark Tourism in India: Significance and Challenges, Adnan Gul Baloch; Eduardo Manuel de Almeida Leite; Humberto Nuno Rito Ribeiro; Sandra Raquel Pinto Alves; Élvio Camacho, 98th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 2023

- Editorial-A Contribution to Academic Research: The Role of Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Leite, E., Journal of Entrepreneurial Researchers, 2023

- Ética no Turismo, Teles, S.; Leite, A.; Leite. E.; Almeida, A., Edições Sílabo, 2023

- Perceived Relevance of Asset Management Topics in Industry and Academia, Almeida, N., Amadi-Echendu, J., Gaspar, D., Adell, E., Torcato, J., Vieira, J., & Leite, E., 978-3-031-25447-5, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, 2023

- Proposta de um Modelo Digital de Reconciliação Terapêutica com Recurso a Blockchain e Inteligência Artificial, Albuquerque, R., Seixas Sardinha, L. F., Paulo Albuquerque, S., Salazar Silva, M. R., Leite, E. M., & Fragoeiro, I, e3 - Revista de Economia, Empresas e Empreendedores na CPLP, 2023

- Redefining Entrepreneurship: Philosophical Insights in a Post-Individualist Era, Leite, E.; Freitas, C., University of Stavanger, 2023

- Self-diagnosis tool for time management: Proposal and validation, Sardinha, LF; Sousa, Á; Leite, E; Carvalho, A, International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 2023

- Smart Cities and Touristic Destinations: The Case of Lisbon, Mendes, L., Gomes, M., Santos, R., Leite, E., Alves, S., Ribeiro, H., Simões, A., & Camacho, É., 20th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) and 11th Organisational Governance Conference (OGC), 2023

- Understanding the effect of climate change on accommodation services, Mota, L.; Leite, E.; Ghasemi, V., V International Conference on Tourism Dynamics and Trends, 2023

Academic Qualifications

- PhD in Gestão, 2013, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Current Duties

- Director of the Higher Technical Professionals Degree in Cooking and Food Production -

- Director of the Degree in Hotel Management -

- Vice-Presidente of the Escola Superior de Tecnologias e Gestão