Vice-President of the European Central Bank

Portrait of Vítor Constâncio, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank

Vítor Constâncio

Date of birth: 12 October 1943

Place of birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Education

1965
Degree in Economics awarded by the Instituto Superior de Ciências Económicas e Financeiras (nowadays called Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, ISEG), Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
1973-1974
Post-graduate studies at the University of Bristol (UK)

Professional career

1965-1973
Assistant Professor of Economics, ISEG
1972-1973
Head of Department, Economic Models and Global Programming at the Centre of Planning Studies
Professor, Instituto Superior do Serviço Social
1974-1975
Secretary of State, Planning in the I and II Provisional Governments
1975
Head of Research Department, Banco de Portugal
1976
Secretary of State, Budget and Planning
1977
Deputy Governor, Banco de Portugal
President, Commission for European Integration
1978
Minister of Finance
1979
Deputy Governor, Banco de Portugal
President, Commission for European Integration
1980-1981
Professor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Member of Parliament and President, Parliamentary Commission on European AffairsPresident, Portuguese section of the European Movement
1981-1984
Deputy Governor, Banco de Portugal
1982-1984
Guest Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
1985-1986
Governor, Banco de Portugal
1987-1988
Member of Parliament
1989-1994
Guest Professor of Economics, ISEG
Senior Adviser, Banco de Portugal
1995-1999
Guest Professor of Economics, ISEG
Member of the Conselho de Estado, an advisory body to the President of the Republic Member of the Board, Executive Director, Banco Português de Investimento and subsequently non-executive member, Board of EDP
2000-2009
Governor, Banco de Portugal and member of the ECB Governing Council
Guest Professor of Economics, ISEG
2010
Vice-President of the European Central Bank