Mayor of Lisbon

Fernando Medina, has been mayor of Lisboa since 2015 and president of the Lisboa Metropolitan area since 2017.

Previously, he was member of the Portuguese Parliament (2011-2013), secretary of state for Industry and Development (2009-2011) and secretary of state for Employment and Vocational Training (2005-2009).

He was also adviser to the chairman of the Portuguese Investment Agency, adviser to the Prime Minister on Education, Science and Technology, and a member of the Ministry of Education Working Group of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union.

He has a degree in economics from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Porto, and an MA in economic sociology from the School of Economics and Management from the University of Lisbon.