Antonio Mexia

Antonio Mexia

EDP - Energias de Portugal S.A.
Chief Executive Officer

Biography

CEO of EDP - Energias de Portugal S.A. and President of Eurelectric, Mr. Mexia is also the President of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Portugal (part of the WBCSD regional network) since April 2016. He served as Assistant to the Secretary of State for Foreign Trade and was Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICEP (Portuguese Institute for Foreign Trade). From 1990 to 1998 became Board of Director of Banco Espírito Santo de Investimentos and, in 1998, he entered the Gas sector as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gás de Portugal and Transgás. In 2000 he joined Galp Energia as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, and became Executive Chairman of the company in 2001. In 2004, was appointed Minister of Public Works, Transport and Communication of the Portuguese Government. He received the Honoris Causa Graduation from “Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão” (ISEG) and he was honoured by The President of the Portuguese Republic with the “Grã-Cruz da Ordem do Mérito Empresarial”.