Gonçalo is a cultural managing director, creative and producer. He is co-founder and managing director of CTL Cultural Trend Lisbon), where he sits in the driver’s seat of the business administration, overseeing all the logistics of event management, production and development. Some of CTL's current projects include: MUSICBOX LISBOA, a live music venue and nightclub; MIL – Lisbon International Music Network, a festival and an international convention; CASA DO CAPITÃO, a live music venue and cultural center; JAMESON URBAN ROUTES, an indoor music festival; FESTIVAL SILÊNCIO, a multidisciplinary festival, LIVEUROPE, a live music platform for new European talent and JUMP – European Music Market Accelerator, an European program that works as an accelerator for ideas and projects for the music industry. Gonçalo is also one of the founders and director of CIRCUITO.LIVE, the Portuguese independent music venues association created in 2020 and an associated member of LIVE DMA.
Co-founder and managing director of CTL