Maria da Graça CARVALHO


Maria da Graça CARVALHO

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Maria da Graça CARVALHO

Partido Social Democrata

Parlement européen
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel

+32 (0)2 28 45596


Parlement européen
Allée du Printemps
BP 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg cedex

+33 (0)3 88 1 75596


Born in 1955. Beja, Évora, Portalegre, Faro. Graduated Mechanical Engineer at IST, Technical University of Lisbon.  Ph.D. at the Imperial College in London in the area of energy intensive industries. Full Professor at Technical University of Lisbon in the areas of energy and climate change. Fellow of: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; American Association for the Advancement of Science; World Academy of Art and Science; and Portuguese Academy of Sciences. Former Minister of Science and Higher Education and former Minister of Science, Innovation and Higher Education. Principal Adviser to BEPA, a Department of the EC reporting directly to the President. Member of the National Council of Education and Member of the National Council of Environment and Sustainable Development. Decorated with “Great Official of the Order of Public Instruction” - Portugal, "High Honour of the Great Cross"- Brazil. Int. scientific publ.: 415 articles. Author of 2 books, editor of 14 books. MEP since 2009.

My Positions in Parliament:

  • Co-Chair - Intergroup on Sustainable, Long-Term Investments and Competitive European Industry
  • Vice-Chair - Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development
  • Vice-Chair - Fisheries
  • Vice-Coordinator - Industry, Research and Energy
  • Member - Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEARICA)
  • Member - Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas (RUMRA) and Smart Villages
  • Member - Intergroup on the Green New Deal
  • Member - Intergroup on European Cultural Heritage, Ways of Saint James and other European Cultural Routes
  • Member - Intergroup on Artificial Intelligence and Digital
  • Member - Partido Social Democrata
  • Member - United States
  • Member - Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
  • Member - Industry, Research and Energy
  • Member - European Parliament
  • Substitute - Eurolat
  • Substitute - Central Asia, Mongolia
  • Substitute - Central America
  • Substitute - Internal Market and Consumer Protection

My Positions in the Group:

  • Member - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)

My work in the European Parliament

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