Ricardo Rio is the Mayor of Braga, the third largest city of Portugal. He is 43 years old and holds a degree in Economics at School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto. He also has an Advanced Political Studies Programme in the Catholic University of Portugal’s Institute for Political Studies.
He is a leading politician in Portugal, and currently is the President of Galicia-North of Portugal Euroregion, President of the Intermunicipality Community of Cavado and President of Quadrilatero – Urban Municipal Association.
Prior being elected Mayor of Braga, he had a career in private sector and was General Secretary of the Portuguese Association of Financial Analysts and Director at Euronext Lisbon, Capital Market Institute. He also worked as a consultant in business and governance with several leading Portuguese companies and public institutions.
Ricardo Rio was a teacher at Porto Business School, University Fernando Pessoa, University Lusiada and several others Universities.
He was first elected to public office in 2005 as a City Councilmen and City Assemblymen at Braga Municipality. He was also President of Social Democratic Party of Braga and member of Social Democratic Party’s National Political Committee.
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