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Alex, born in 1972, England, but grew up in Papua New Guinea. Alex was fortunate enough to be able to surf, windsurf, work & experience many parts of the world. After spending time in Hawaii as a surf instructor and managing a small surf school, Alex decided to move to Portugal to be closer to his parents in Europe. With the knowledge, social skills, languages & contacts gained from working and traveling, Alex set up Moana Surf School at Guincho Beach, Cascais, Portugal. Moana Surf School was set up in 2003 and has been a great success since then. The school has taught people from all over the world to surf. Nowdays Moana Surf School is not only a surf school for the ones that are looking for a surfing experience but also provides team building experiences to companies. Alex strong points are comunication and client handling.
MIGUEL DIAS FERREIRA
Miguel, born in 1978 in Lisbon, Portugal, where he lived all his life until now. Miguel is a local and he knows Nazaré since he was 5 years old, back then Nazaré was just a small fishing village that only locals knew about. In 2014 he changed from an office job in the hydraulic engineering area to start managing Moana Surf School. Miguel also has a degree in photography an taught at one of top photography schools in Portugal. He's in charge of all logistics and event planning at Moana Surf School, including the team building area. Miguel is also dedicated to bussiness expansion and developement at Moana. Very pragmatic, organized and with a special care for detail his strong working skills are realted with all that involves event planning, managing, logistics and cost control.