H.E. Hon. Eurico Brilhante Dias

Secretary of State for Internationalisation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Portugal


Eurico Jorge Nogueira Leite Brilhante Dias was born in 1972 in Lisbon. Since July 2017, he is the Secretary of State for Internationalization of the Portuguese Government. Holds a Ph.D. (2007) and Master’s degree (1999) on Business Administration from ISCTE-IUL and a Bachelor’s degree (1995) on Business Management by ISLA Lisboa – currently named Universidade Europeia de Lisboa. He was a Member of Parliament in the XIII Legislature and Vice-President of the European Affairs Parliamentary Commission and member of the Budget, Finance and Administrative Modernization Commission. He was Board Member of several companies, namely of AICEP (2010-2011), AICEP Global Parques (2007-2010), ADRAL (2007-2008) and was a member of the Expert Committee for the Development of the national programme “Portugal Logístico” (2006). Business Consultant for Logistema and Business Director for Logisformação (1999-2001). Eurico Brilhante Dias has also extensive academic and research experience: Associate Professor at ISCTE Business School and Assistant Researcher at ISCTE Business Research Unit (since 2000); Head of the BA Business Programme at ISCTE-IUL (2014-2016); Member of ISCTE-IUL Board (2013-2017); Professor at Universidade Europeia (2013-2017); Professor at Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal (2013) and Assistant Professor at ISLA/Universidade Europeia (1995-2000 and 2009-2011). Member of the INOUT Global Study Center at ISCTE (2001-2006).
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