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Ricardo Mourinho Félix

Deputy Finance Minister and Secretary of State for Finance
Date of appointment: 
December, 2015

Member of the Board Risk Committee from 7 April 2016, reappointed until 8 October 2019.

Since 1998, Ricardo Mourinho Félix developed his professional career in the Economics and Research Department of the Banco de Portugal, where he acted as Head of the Portuguese Economy Division. During this period, he produced intense research on the analysis of macroeconomic impacts of fiscal policy and the economy financing conditions, publishing in journals such as the International Journal of Central Banking and the Journal of Macroeconomics. From 2000 to 2001, he left the central bank to join the office of Secretary State of Budget.  From 2001 to 2006, while doing research at the Central Bank, Ricardo was invited to teach as an Assistant Professor at the Nova School of Business and Economics. He is member of the Socialist Party since 1992 and developed intense political activity between 1995 and 2001, namely at local level. In October 2015, Ricardo left the Banco de Portugal to become Member of Parliament.

Ricardo obtained a degree in Economics at the School of Economics and Management at the Technical University of Lisbon in 1996 with final grade of Summa Cum Laude. Ricardo obtained the degree of Master in Economics at the Nova School of Business and Economics in 2001.


Alternate Director: Ana Isabel Lacerda

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