Maria da Gloria Ribeiro
Maria da Gloria Ribeiro
Managing Partner

Executive Search
Board Services


Consumer & Retail
Life Sciences


General Management

Maria da Gloria Ribeiro founded the executive search firm Sirca Portugal in 1988, which became part of Amrop three years later. Maria da Gloria has served a large number of clients, providing specific advice on senior management recruitment and leadership solutions.

She holds an MA degree in Psychology combined with a specialization in Business Organization Development. She has a strong background in strategic consulting and Organizational Behavior. Maria da Gloria completed the Amrop Trusted Advisor Program: C-level Positioning at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland. In May 2019 she attended the Singularity University Executive Program.

Maria da Gloria is the author of the book EU Sou o meu Maior Projecto, published in 2016 by Manuscrito Editora, and co-author, Professors Miguel Pina e Cunha, Nova School of Business and Economics, and Arménio Rego, Universidade de Aveiro, of the study Liderança para a Sustentabilidade, a voz de quem lidera em Portugal, published in 2013 by Actual Editora.

Maria da Glória was named one of the world’s Top 200 Executive Recruitment Consultants according to Nancy Garrison-Jenn, author of “The Global 200 Executive Recruiters”.