Organised by EARTO & EIRMA - Hosted by Luxembourg Institute of Science andd Technology (LIST)
Born in 1970, Carlos Moedas holds a degree in civil engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked for Goldman Sachs and Eurohypo Investment Bank. In 2010 he became Senior Economic Advisor of the Portuguese Social Democratic Party (PSD). He was elected Member of the Portuguese Parliament in 2011 and was appointed Secretary of State working directly under the Prime Minister. Since October 2014 he has been appointed European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation.