Keynote Speakers




Carlos Costa

Governor of Bank of Portugal   


Dr. Carlos da Silva Costa is Governor since June 7, 2010.

He was born on 3 November 1949. He graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Oporto University (1973).

He is a member of the Governing Council and of the General Council of the European Central Bank, of the General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board and of the Financial Stability Board Regional Consultative Group for Europe. He is the Chairman of the National Council of Financial Supervisors.

He is honorary Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Visiting Full Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University of Oporto and at the University of Aveiro, and Chairman of the Consultative Council at the School of Economics of the Portuguese Catholic University of Oporto.

He was distinguished with the honour of “Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator”.

Dr. Costa’s full profile can be reached via this link.