Portuguese nationality


European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
2014-present
Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal
2011-14
Member of the Portuguese Parliament
2011
Senior Economic Advisor of the Portuguese Social Democratic Party (PSD)
2010-11
Founder of Crimson Investment Management
2008-11
Managing Director and Member of the Executive Committee Board of Aguirre Newman
2004-08
Consultant on mergers and acquisitions, Deutsche Bank and Eurohypo Investment Bank
2002-04
Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs
2000-2002
MBA, Harvard Business School
1998-2000
Engineer and Project Manager at Suez Group
1993-98


Degree in civil engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa
1988-1993


Co-Author of the book "The New Paradigm of Real-Estate investment" (O Novo Paradigma Do Investimento Imobiliário)