Mr. Antonio Vitorino

Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira

Personal: Born in Lisbon, in 1957. Law degree by the University of Lisbon Law School, 1981. Masters Degree in Legal and Political Science, 1986. Married. Two children.

Career:

  • Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1982
  • Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon Law School since 1982
  • Invited Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University since 2007 
  • Invited Professor at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Law School since 2008
  • Member of Parliament from 1980 until 2006. Secretary of State for Parliamentary Affairs (1983-1985)
  • Secretary of State of the Government of Macau (1986-1987)
  • Judge of the Portuguese Constitutional Court (1989-1994)
  • Member of the European Parliament (1994-1995)
  • Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense (1995-1997)
  • European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs (1999-2004)
  • Vice-President of Portugal Telecom International (1998-1999)
  • Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders General Meeting of Banco Santander Portugal (1998-1999) 
  • Chairman of the Board at Banco Santander Totta since 2005
  • Non-Executive Director of Siemens Portugal
  • Chairman of the Board of Areas Portugal
  • Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders General Meeting of Finpro SGPS,SA
  • Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders General Meeting of Brisa Auto Estradas de Portugal, S.A.
  • Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders General Meeting of Novabase SGPS, S.A
  • Partner of Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira since December 2005

Specialization: Specialist in European, Corporate Law and Public Law.

Publications: Author of several works on Constitutional law, Political Science, European Community Law, both in Portugal and abroad. Member of the Drafting Committee of the Portuguese White Book on Corporate Governance