António Augusto Pereira de Miranda
Pedro Augusto de Carvalho
Júlio Marques de Vilhena
Governor (1895-1907) – Politician (‘Partido Regenerador’), Peer of the Realm, Jurist, Member and President of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Editor of ‘Jornal Económico’ and ‘Diário Popular’, Minister for the Navy and the Overseas and Minister for Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs, Judge of the Supreme Administrative Court and President of the Navy League.
Painter: Eduardo Malta, 1969
José Adolfo de Mello e Sousa
Inocêncio Camacho Rodrigues
Rafael da Silva Neves Duque
António Manuel Pinto Barbosa
Governor (1966-1974) , Economist; University Professor; Minister of Finance (1955-1965); representative of Portugal at the World Bank (1961-1966) and at the International Monetary Fund (1966-1974). Full member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon.
Manuel Jacinto Nunes
José da Silva Lopes
Governor (1975-80) - Economist; Minister of Finance and of the Plan (1978); Member of the Board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (1980); Portugal’s representative at the World Bank; Counsultant of Caixa Geral de Depósitos; Chairman of the 10th Committee created to examine non-financial state-owned enterprises (1981). He was member of the Advisory Board of Banco de Portugal.
Painter: Lima de Freitas, 1985
Vítor Manuel Ribeiro Constâncio
Graduated in Economics from the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (Lisbon Technical University). Before having been appointed to his present position at the Banco de Portugal, he was Executive Director of the Banco Português de Investimento (1995-2000) and non-executive Director of the Electricidade de Portugal (EDP), the Portuguese national power utility (1998-2000). He is a member of the Conselho de Estado, an advisory body to the President of the Republic. He is Invited Senior Professor of Economics at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (Technical University of Lisbon) since 1989, culminating a long academic career. In addition to having performed functions as Secretary of State for the Budget and Planning in the first two Provisional Governments (1974-1975), he was again Secretary of State for the Budget and Planning for the IV Provisional Government in 1976. He was elected Member of Parliament in 1976, and was again Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1981 and from 1987 to 1988. He started his activity at the Banco de Portugal in 1975, as Head of the Economic Studies and Research Department. He was appointed Vice-Governor in 1977, a position which he would resume later in 1979 and in the period from 1981 to 1984. In 1977, he was appointed President of the Commission for European Integration, a post which he occupied again in 1979. He was Minister of Finance and Budget Planning of the II Constitutional Government in 1978.
José Alberto Tavares Moreira
Luís Miguel Couceiro Pizarro Beleza
António José Fernandes de Sousa
Governor from June 1994 to February 2000. He graduated in Business Administration and Management from the Catholic University of Portugal. PhD in Business Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Before his appointment as Governor, he was Assistant Secretary of State and Finance (1993-94), Assistant Secretary of State and External Trade (1991-93), Director of Banco Totta & Açores (1989-91), Secretary of State for Industry (1987-89) and Director of Investimentos e Participações do Estado (State investment company) (1986-87). At the Catholic University of Portugal, he was a professor (1975-1991), Head of the Management Department of the Faculty of Human Sciences and member of the Board of Trustees (1986-92). He is member of the Advisory Board of Banco de Portugal.
Painter: Pinheiro Sta Maria, 2001
Carlos da Silva Costa
He was Governor from June 2010 to July 2020. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori, Honorary Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Guest Professor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto. He holds an Economics Degree from the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto (1973). He was EIB Vice-President (2006-10). He served as Member of the Board of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Chairman of the Board of Caixa Geral de Aposentações, Chairman of the Board of Banco Nacional Ultramarino S.A., Macau and Chairman of Banco Caixa Geral (Spain) (2004-06). He also served on the Board of Unibanco Holdings, S.A., Brazil (2005). He was Director-General at Millennium BCP (2000–04) and sat on the Board of the Euro Banking Association (2001‒03). He served as Chief of Staff to European Commissioner João de Deus Pinheiro (1993-99), Coordinator of Economic and Financial Affairs at the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union and member of the Economic Policy Committee of the European Union (1986-92). He headed the Centre for Studies on the Portuguese Economy of the Research Department of Banco Português do Atlântico (1981-85), having joined this bank in 1978. He was lecturer at the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto (1973-86) and Professor on a Post-graduate course at the Centre for European Studies of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto (1986-2000). He was made Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Banco de Portugal.