Manuel Pinho


Manuel Pinho is affiliated to Columbia University since 2010. He was also a Visiting Professor at Georgetown (2015- 2016), Yale (2012- 13) the University of Queensland (2015) and University of Alicante (2017). He is a Guest Professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University and visited Renmin University of China.

Manuel Pinho started his career at the IMF and is a former Minister of Economy and Innovation in Portugal (2005- 09) and acting President of the 2007 EU Energy Council and is credited for the energy reform that transformed Portugal in a world leader in clean energies.

He authored Europe´s New Energy Era, the background paper of the EU Strategic Energy Technological Plan.

He was awarded Honors by the governments of Brazil, France, Germany, Norway, Spain and Sweden.

Doctoral degree, University of Paris X, BA in Economics, Technical University of Lisbon


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