Ricardo Rio

Ricardo Rio

Mayor of Braga, Portugal, European Committee of the Regions


Ricardo Rio has been the Mayor of Braga, the third largest city of Portugal, since 2013. He is a leading politician in Portugal and is currently the President of Galicia-North of Portugal Euroregion, and the President of the Intermunicipality Community of Cavado. He is a Member of the Committee of the Regions of European Union, Chair of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) and the member of the Executive Committee of Eurocities. Prior to being elected, he had a career in the private sector and was the General Secretary of the Portuguese Association of Financial Analysts and the Director at Euronext Lisbon, a Capital Market Institute. He also worked as a consultant in business and governance with several leading Portuguese companies and public institutions.

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Energy, Finance, Industry, Innovation, Just transition, Mitigation, Private Sector, Transport, Urbanization

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