Carlos Moedas is the European Commissioner in charge of Research, Science and Innovation, a position he has held since 2014. Moedas was previously elected to the National Parliament and became Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal, responsible for the Portuguese Adjustment Programme, from 2011 to 2014. Moedas founded and ran his own investment company Crimson Investment management from 2008 to 2011, following his experience as Managing Director and member of the Executive Board of the Aguirre Newman real estate firm from 2004 to 2008. Before that, Moedas worked for 4 years on mergers and acquisitions at Goldman Sachs investment bank in London. He worked in engineering for the Suez-Lyonnaise des Eaux group in France until 1998. Moedas completed his final year of studies at the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School in the United States and a degree in civil engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa.
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