BKT Meets Herdade do Pigeiro - Luís Bulhão Martins

Luís Bulhão Martins, a stalwart of Portuguese agriculture, stands as the driving force behind Herdade do Pigeiro.

With four decades of unwavering commitment, he cultivates the land with both hands-on expertise and visionary leadership. But who is the man behind the fields? Beyond the agricultural realm, Luís wears multiple hats — a guardian of the environment, a preserver of traditions, and a herald of modernization.

His journey is a unique blend of preserving the past while navigating the path to a sustainable future. Let's delve deeper into the story of Luís Bulhão Martins, a man whose influence and heritage extend far beyond the crops.

  • Alfonso Bulhão Martins
    Alfonso Bulhão Martins
  • Bruno Pernas
    Bruno Pernas
  • Luís Bulhão Martins
    Luís Bulhão Martins
Did you know?
  • Luìs' family has owned Herdade do Pigeiro since the early 19th century. The property originally belonged to Luìs Bulhão Martins' great-grandfather's aunt, Catarina. Over the years, Luìs' family, led by his grandfather, expanded their land holdings and developed the property into a thriving agricultural estate.
  • In addition to being an experienced farmer, Luìs is an agricultural engineer. This background allows him to combine his deep understanding of the land with strong technical skills to continually improve agricultural operations.
  • As head of the company, Luìs supervises, directs and integrates the work of over 80 employees, including 10 technical heads, each at the head of his own sector. One of these employees is his son Afonso.
Alfonso Bulhão Martins
Alfonso Bulhão Martins

Afonso Cavaleiro de Ferreira Bulhão Martins, the son of LuÍs Bulhão Martins, serves as the General Manager at Herdade do Pigeiro.

With a background in agricultural engineering, Afonso joined the family business after successfully completing his studies.

In his current role, he shoulders significant responsibilities and actively contributes to the company's strategic decisions. His involvement in the company signifies a commitment to its ongoing growth and evolution.

Bruno Pernas
Bruno Pernas

Bruno Pernas, coming from Elvas and armed with an Agricultural Engineering degree, plays a crucial role at Herdade do Pigeiro.

As the field engineer, he manages agricultural operations, crops and the entire machinery park.

Bruno embraces Herdade do Pigeiro's commitment to social responsibility, forging connections with local businesses and workers.

His enduring passion for agriculture drives his unwavering dedication to the company.

Luís Bulhão Martins
Luís Bulhão Martins

Introducing Luís Bulhão Martins, a visionary force in Portuguese agriculture.

With four decades dedicated to Herdade do Pigeiro, he's not just a leader; he's the driving spirit. From the fields to the boardroom, Luís' journey has transformed this family legacy into a modern agricultural powerhouse.

His unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovation, with the support of his son Afonso and the field engineer Bruno Pernas, has elevated Herdade do Pigeiro to unparalleled success.