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João Pedro Matos Fernandes



João Pedro Matos Fernandes, born 12 December 1967 is Portugal’s Minister of the Environment.

Mr. Matos Fernandes is graduated in Civil Engineering by Oporto University and holds a Master degree on Transportation by Instituto Superior Técnico. He served as: President of the Governing Board of Águas do Porto (2014-2015); Advisor to the Governing Board of Terminais do Norte and Portos do Norte, Director of Port of Nacala (2012-2013); President of the Association of Portuguese Ports (2008-2010); Chairman of the Governing Board of Viana do Castelo Port (2009-2012) and Head of the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Environment (1997-1999).