João is the Founder of Walking Mentorship and author of the book Don’t Count the Kilometres. Combining walking in nature with individual and Group Mentoring, the Walking Mentorship is a tool to inspire and motivate individual change and impact organizations from within. João considers himself a citizen of the world, as he was born in Portugal, finished high school in the U.S., and completed his MBA in Belgium. His senior management life took him to Central Asia, then to Eastern Europe, and finally to Africa.

Throughout his personal and professional life, he has acquired extensive experience as a business mentor in multinationals, accelerators, incubators, and corporate programs. In 2015, he launched the Walking Mentorship, an innovative project 20 years in the making.

João is a guest lecturer at EADA in Barcelona, Lviv Business School in Ukraine, and Católica Porto Business School in Portugal. João is a member of the Corporate Governance Portuguese Institute, the Transformational Travel Council, Connections the International Private Community for Senior Executives, the International Network of Mentoring Researchers, a member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council, and an Associate of the International Mentor Network. João brings 15+ years of mentoring experience at the international level, with a focus on Change Management, Business Transformation, and Personal Development.

Contact João Perre Viana:
Phone: +351 917509569

Upcoming programs

Camino de Santiago - Walking Mentorship
2 places available

Camino de Santiago | Spain

8 June - 15 June 2024

Parents and Kids - Walking Mentorship
Group complete

Parents & Kids | Spain

20 July - 27 July 2024

Via Francigena - Walking Mentorship
1 place available

Francigena | Switzerland

24 August - 31 August 2024

Costa Vicentina - immersive programs
4 places available

Costa Vicentina | Portugal

26 October - 2 November 2024

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