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Governor

Carlos da Silva Costa

 

Carlos da Silva Costa Governor since 7 June 2010.
 
He is a member of the Governing Council and of the General Council of the European Central Bank, of the General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board and of the Financial Stability Board Regional Consultative Group for Europe. He is the Chairman of the National Council of Financial Supervisors.

He is honorary Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Visiting Full Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University of Oporto and at the University of Aveiro.

He was born on 3 November 1949. He graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Oporto University (1973).

From October 2006 to May 2010 he was Vice-President of the EIB, with responsibility for EIB funding and for EIB financing operations in Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Latin America and Asia.

Member of the Market Participants Consultative Panel of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (2008-2010).

Vice-President of the “European MANUFUTURE High Level Group” (2005-2006).

From April 2004 to September 2006, he was Executive Director of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Caixa Geral de Aposentações, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco Nacional Ultramarino S.A., Macao, and President of Banco Caixa Geral (Spain). From January to August 2005 he was also a member of the Board of Directors of Unibanco Holdings, S.A., Brazil.

General Manager of Millennium BCP (2000-March 2004) and member of the Board of Directors of the Euro Banking Association (2001-2003). From 1993 to end-1999 he was Head of Cabinet of European Commissioner João de Deus Pinheiro, with responsibility in “Communication, Culture and Audiovisual” policies (1993-1994) and the EU cooperation policy with Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (1995-1999).

Coordinator of the Economic and Financial Affairs Department in the Portuguese Permanent Representation to the European Union and member of the EU Economic Policy Committee (1986-1992).

From 1988 to 1992 he was a member (in a personal capacity) of the Portuguese “Higher Council for the Reform of the Financial System - 1992”. This Council presented the “White Paper on the Financial System”, which formed the basis for a comprehensive reform of the legal framework of the Portuguese financial system.

Non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the National Statistical Institute (1990-1992).

From 1981 to 1985 he was Head of the Research Department on the Portuguese Economy of Banco Português do Atlântico, having joined this bank in January 1978.

Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics of Oporto University (1973-1986) and professor of a postgraduate course at the European Studies Centre of the Portuguese Catholic University of Oporto (1986-2000).

He was distinguished with the honour of “Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry the Navigator”.

Calendar

August 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

22-25 August 2019

Jackson Hole Symposium

Washington

July 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

3 July 2019

Conference on “Financial stability and macroprudential policy”

BdP Lisbon

4 July 2019

 4th Meeting on Financial Inclusion and Education for Central Banks of Portuguese-speaking Countries

BdP Lisbon

4 July 2019

Council of Europe Development Bank International Conference – “From Imperative to Urgency: Investment for Social Inclusion”

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

5 July 2019

Seminar on “Monetary Policy and the Predictability of Nominal Exchange Rates”

BdP Lisbon

8 July 2019

Conference on the Portuguese Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality 2050, “Roteiro Nacional para a Neutralidade Carbónica 2050: O papel do financiamento sustentável”

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

10 July 2019

ECB’s Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

12 July 2019

Conference of the Central Bank of Iceland on “Looking back and looking forward: How do we preserve monetary and financial stability?”

Central Bank of Iceland

16 July 2019

Banque de France Conference on “Bretton Woods: 75 years later - Thinking about the next 75”

BdF Paris

24-25 July 2019

ECB’s Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

26 July 2019

Signing of the Cooperation Protocol for the promotion of basic bank accounts between Banco de Portugal and the Ministry of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security (MTSSS)

MTSSS Lisbon

27 July 2019

Graduation Ceremony of the 17th Executive MBA of the AESE Business School

AESE Lisbon

29 July 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

June 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

1-2 June 2019

Address at the 9th Meeting of Governors of the Central Banks of Portuguese-speaking Countries and participation in the 1st Conference of the Governors of the Central Banks and Financial Sector Executives between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries

China

3 June 2019

Meeting with Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board, on her visit to Portugal

BdP Lisbon

4-7 June 2019

Governing Council

Helsinki

11 June 2019

Participation in the 10th Banco de Portugal Conference on Monetary Economics

BdP Lisbon

12 June 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

17 June 2019

Opening meeting of the Post-Programme Surveillance mission to Portugal of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Stability Mechanism

BdP Lisbon

17 June 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

17-19 June 2019

Participation in the ECB Forum on Central Banking 2019 on “20 Years of European Economic and Monetary Union”

Sintra

26-27 June 2019

Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

28 June 2019

Participation in the 18th BIS Annual Conference on “The digital economy and financial innovation”

Dolder Grand Hotel

Zurich

29-30 June 2019

89th Annual General Meeting

BIS Basel

May 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

6 May 2019

Lunch at the Denmark embassy at the invitation of the Ambassador, Portuguese economic situation

 

Denmark embassy

Lisbon

7 May 2019

Opening Meeting Art. IV, in the scope of the IMF’s mission to Portugal

BdP Lisbon

8 May 2019

Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

9 May 2019

Presentation to the media of the “Annual Report – Activities and Financial Statements 2018”

BdP Lisbon

10 May 2019

Address at the conference organised by the Economic and Social Council (CES): “The Quality of Management”

Porto

13 May 2019

BIS bimonthly meetings

Basel

14 May 2019

Participation in the “9th High-Level Conference on the International Monetary System – Past, Present and Future of the International Monetary System”

Swiss National Bank

Zurich

15 May 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

16 May 2019

Meeting with the Governor of Banco de la República of Colombia, Juan José Echavarría, central banking issues

BdP Lisbon

16 May 2019

Dinner with the ECB’s Supervisory Board

BdP Lisbon

17 May 2019

Concluding Meeting Art. IV, in the scope of the IMF’s mission to Portugal

BdP Lisbon

17 May 2019

Opening address at the “9th Conference of the Central Balance-Sheet Database – The buoyancy of the corporate sector in inland Portugal”

University Beira Interior

Covilhã

20 May 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

20 May 2019

Meeting with the ECB’s Chief Compliance and Governance Officer – Ethics Awareness Roadshow

BdP Lisbon

22 May 2019

Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

25-31 May 2019

Address at the 9th Meeting of Governors of the Central Banks of Portuguese-speaking Countries and participation in the 1st Conference of the Governors of the Central Banks and Financial Sector Executives between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries

China

April 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

4-5 April 2019

ECOFIN

Palace of Parliament, Bucharest

8 April 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

8 April 2019

Lunch with the Secretary-General at the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Álvaro Mendonça e Moura, banking issues

BdP Lisbon

9-10 April 2019

Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

11-12 April 2019

Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund

Washington, D.C.

17 April 2019

Generation €uro Award Ceremony

BdP Lisbon

March 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

1-2 March 2019

Address at the Delphi Economic Forum IV

Delphi, Greece

4 March 2019

Working lunch with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

6-7 March 2019

ECB’s Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

8 March 2019

Meeting with the Chief Economist of the OECD, Laurence Boone, current economic issues

BdP Lisbon

11 March 2019

Participation in the meeting “Sustainable finance in Portugal”

Ministry of Environment Lisbon

13-15 March 2019

Working visits to the Portuguese industry

North Region

18 March 2019

Opening of the temporary exhibition: “Fine Arts of the Academy. Today”

BdP Lisbon

20 March 2019

ECB’s Governing Council and ECB’s Macroprudential Forum

ECB Frankfurt

21 March 2019

ECB’s General Council and European Systemic Risk Board

ECB Frankfurt

25 March 2019

Opening speech at the Joint Banco de Portugal and IMF conference on “Portugal: Reform and Growth Within the Euro Area”

BdP Lisbon

27 March 2019

Banco de Portugal’s Advisory Board

BdP Lisbon

27 March 2019

Hearing at the 2nd parliamentary inquiry commission on Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) recapitalisation and the bank’s management

Assembly of the Republic

28-29 March 2019

Participation in the “Banque de France Symposium & 34th SUERF Colloquium”

Banque de France Paris

February 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

4 February 2019

Opening address at the 8th Conference of the Central Balance Sheet Database, “The buoyancy of the corporate sector”

BdP Lisbon

12 February 2019

Meeting with supervised entity

BdP Lisbon

14 February 2019

Meeting with the Governor of Banco de España, Pablo Hernández de Cos, institutional issues

Madrid

14 February 2019

Address at the IE Business Leadership Forum of the IE Business School, "What lessons from the crisis for EMU and how will life be in the future?"

Meeting and lunch with the Chairman of the IE Business School, Guillermo de la Dehesa

Madrid

18 February 2019

Lunch with the Secretary-General of the OECD, Ángel Gurría, Economic Survey

BdP Lisbon

19 February 2019

Opening address at the Euronext Conference, “VIA BOLSA - Financiamento Através do Mercado de Capitais”

BdP Lisbon

20 February 2019

Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

22 February 2019

Visit from Banque de France, institutional issues

Participation in the Conference of the Governor of Banque de France, François Villeroy de Galhau, “Challenges faced by the Eurosystem”

BdP Lisbon

27-28 February 2019

Participation in the Delphi Economic Forum IV

Delphi, Greece

January 2019

Date

Meeting / Event

Location

3 January 2019

Meeting with media

BdP Lisbon

4 January 2019

Meeting with the Prime Minister, António Costa, and the President of the Court of Auditors, Vítor Caldeira

Lisbon

9 January 2019

Conference Call with the Chief Economist of the OECD, Laurence Boone, institutional issues

BdP Lisbon

13-14 January 2019

Bi-monthly BIS meetings

BIS Basel

17 January 2019

Meeting with media

BdP Lisbon

17 January 2019

Phone call with the Secretary of State for Housing, Ana Pinho, current economic issues

BdP Lisbon

21 January 2019

Meeting with the EIB Vice-President, Emma Navarro, institutional issues

BdP Lisbon

21 January 2019

Opening Address at the Joint BdP/EIB Conference – Investment, innovation and digitalization: the Portuguese case

BdP Lisbon

22 January 2019

Lunch with the National Council of Financial Supervisors

BdP Lisbon

23-24 January 2019

Governing Council

ECB Frankfurt

25 January 2019

Meeting with Governor Boris Vujčić, central banking issues

BdP Carregado

26 January 2019

Address by Governor Carlos da Silva Costa, at the working session with APCER – Portuguese Certification Association: "How we got here and what lessons there are for the future"

Óbidos