Carlos Moedas

Portuguese politician

Carlos Manuel Félix Moedas (born 10 August 1970) is a Portuguese civil engineer, economist and politician. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). Moedas is the 78th Mayor of Lisbon since 2021.

Carlos Moedas
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78th Mayor of Lisbon
Assumed office
18 October 2021 (2021-10-18)[1]
Preceded byFernando Medina
European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
In office
1 November 2014 – 30 November 2019
PresidentJean-Claude Juncker
Preceded byMáire Geoghegan-Quinn
Succeeded byMariya Gabriel
Deputy Secretary of State to the Prime Minister
In office
28 June 2011 – 10 September 2014
Prime MinisterPedro Passos Coelho
Preceded byJoão Almeida Ribeiro
Succeeded byDuarte Cordeiro
Personal details
Carlos Manuel Félix Moedas

(1970-08-10) 10 August 1970 (age 51)
Beja, Portugal
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Céline Dora Judith Abecassis (m. 2000)
EducationUniversity of Lisbon
Harvard University

From 2014 until 2019, Moedas was the European Commissioner covering the portfolio of Research, Science and Innovation under the leadership of President Jean-Claude Juncker.[2]


  1. "Carlos Moedas toma posse como presidente da Câmara de Lisboa a 18 de outubro, SIC Notícias 05.10.2021". Archived from the original on 2021-10-06. Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  2. European Commission (2014-09-10). "The Juncker Commission: A strong and experienced team standing for change" (Press release).