Luis Sampaio

VP Business Development Europe

Luis Sampaio has spent over 15 years of his professional career in the European pulp and paper industry focusing on strategic and consultative sales, growth initiatives, management strategy, production and cost structure, and key account management. 

At Fisher International, Luis leads sales and support for our Eastern European client base which includes the top producers in the region, providing advanced business intelligence resources as well as leveraged consulting services.

Before joining Fisher, Luis held management positions at The Navigator Company, where he was responsible for the pulp business line in EMEA.  He also served as Head of Projects and Engineering.  From 2006-2016, Luis worked at Valmet as a Mill Sales Manager and GSM, responsible for their growth and development in Iberia.  

Luis earned his Industrial Management Engineering degree from Universidade Nova Lisboa and a Master's degree in management from HEC Paris.  Since his degrees, he's continued to gain certificates in leadership, B2B sales, innovation, and management.  Luis and his wife, live with their two children in Lisbon, Portugal.