Elisa Ferreira

European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
Brussels, Belgium

European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms (since 12/2019)
Degree in Economics from University of Porto (1978); Master’s Degree (1981) and PhD (1985) from University of Reading, UK.
University Professor (on leave of absence).
Member of the Board at Banco de Portugal (06/2016-09/2017); Vice Governor (09/2017-12/2019). Portugal’s representative in the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (06/2016-12/2019).
Member of the European Parliament (2004-2016).
Member of the Portuguese Parliament (2002-2004).
Minister for Planning (1999-2002) and Minister for the Environment (1995-1999).
Executive Vice-President of the Porto Industrial Association (1992-1994).
Vice-President of Portugal’s Northern Region Coordination Commission (1988-1992).