Our Team

Eleanor Milford
Managing Partner

Eleanor Milford holds BSc in Modern languages and MSc in International Economy. She started her career in the London City in the mid-90s, in Corporate Finance division of SBC Warburg (currently UBS). Eleanor was subsequently involved in a commercial and hotel advisory project at Knight Frank in London, up until 1999.

Eleanor Milford

In 1999-2003, she worked as a Head of UK representation for an international construction and property development group. Eleanor established Barnes & Hogan, a private advisory practice, upon departure from that position. In that capacity, she was engaged in a number of projects in residential, commercial and hotel sector on behalf of corporations and private investors.

Eleanor Milford holds dual nationality, British and Russian, has a strong interest in art and is an active supporter of charity causes.

Nuno de Sampaio-Soares
Senior Advisor - International Relations

Nuno de Sampaio-Soares is a graduate of Birkbeck College (University of London) and Colégio São Luís and Getúlio Vargas (São Paulo) and has a vast experience in a wide range of industries from investment banking and real estate to manufacturing. Nuno held top positions in some of the world’s largest corporations.

Nuno de Sampaio-Soares

He started his career as a FOREX trader for Citibank in Brazil in the early 80’s and moved to London to become Deputy Managing Director of the Amorim Group, Portugal’s largest Industrial Group. Subsequently he took up the position of International Investment Consultant for Providence Capitol, a Gulf & Western financial subsidiary and was the top broker of the company 2 years in a row.

Nuno's exposure to nearly 15 years of constant international travel gave him tremendous insight into global migration trends and in-depth understanding of international property markets. He has been an active investor personally and through his companies in both commercial and residential property.

Nuno is a polyglot, fluent in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.