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Nuno Guarda

Head of Corporate Affairs UK&Ireland
Corporate Affairs

Nuno Guarda is the Head of Corporate Affairs for the United Kingdom and Ireland. In this role he manages Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes and initiatives and has a big focus on Networking Academy, a non-commercial Computing and ICT training programme that equips people with the skills to succeed in today and tomorrow’s increasingly connected world.

With over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry, he started his career as a higher education lecturer and developed his skills set across several roles in different companies until he joined Cisco Systems in January 2004 as a programme manager.

Since joining Cisco, Nuno managed Networking Academy directly in 6 Western European countries and was responsible for the Western European Corporate Affairs team until he became Head of Corporate Affairs for UK&I in 2012.

Nuno has been deeply involved in many internal and external focus groups to leverage his knowledge and expertise in Education, Computing and ICT. He regularly represents Cisco in Advisory Groups in the most important Awarding Organizations in the UK and in other countries.

Nuno has a degree in Applied Mathematics for Computer Science and a MSc in Computer Science.