Nuno Amaral joined ARI in June 2014 and is currently the group’s Deputy COO. Prior to his current role, he was Head of Operations for the Middle East region. Before joining ARI, Nuno was the Managing Director for LFP-Lojas Francas de Portugal, a Nuance Joint Venture with TAP Portugal, managing the retail business across 7 international airports in Portugal. During his tenure, Nuno increased revenues by 50% over six years and oversaw the refurbishment of over 4,000 sqm. of retail space, leading to the award of several industry accolades. Prior to that, Nuno held several senior manager roles at Unilever, Lidl and Deloitte. Nuno has a Business Studies Degree from Católica Lisbon School of Business and an MBA from Nova School of Business and Economics.