Rui Figueiredo

Director & Deloitte United Nations Team APAC Lead

Rui Figueiredo

Level 16, Menara LGB

1, Jalan Wan Kadir

Taman Tun Dr. Ismail

Kuala Lumpur



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Rui is an open-minded person who enjoys exercising his knowledge and acumen to approach cross-disciplinary challenges by devising new ideas, launching new approaches and pioneering new possibilities.

Rui has implemented his multidisciplinary knowledge of various international organisations, delivering monitoring services to protect and strengthen all aspects of operations across all environments in five continents, including his local Switzerland. He has more than 10 years of work experience in Corporate Strategy, Governance and Sustainability. After more than 6 years in Switzerland, he joined Deloitte in 2016 to establish Risk Advisory in Myanmar.

Since 2019, he is based in KL in order to expand his portfolio in Strategic and Operational Risk Management across the region focusing on Sustainability Agenda 2030. He has lead reviews and implementation of Management functions, developed capabilities in APAC and SEA, deployed governance concepts and developed Sustainability Risk Management (SRM) methodologies by taking into account SDG and ESG dimensions, and partnerships with the United Nations and the private sector.
Academically Rui has earned four degrees, including a BSc in Engineering, an MsBA in Services Management, a DAS in Risk Management and a CAS in Internal Audit; he is currently working towards an INSEAD Executive MBA, which he should earn in December 2020.

A globalist at heart, Rui currently speaks English, French and Portuguese fluently, and understands Spanish and Italian.