José Manuel Barroso

Former Prime Minister of Portugal

José Manuel Barroso

José Manuel Barroso

Former Prime Minister of Portugal

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EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs

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03/23/1956 - Lisbon, LE, Portugal



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Chief Executive Officer, European Operations at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Higher Life Foundation

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Founder at Dangote Group Ltd.

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Member, Advisory Board at Global Business Coalition for Education

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Senior Advisor at FAM AB

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Senior Director at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International

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Chief Technology Officer at icoMetrix NV

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Co-Founder at The Malala Fund

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Chief Executive Officer at African Women’s Development Fund

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José Manuel Barroso
Former Prime Minister of Portugal
Diploma in European Studies with Honors
Master's Degree in Political Science with Honors
MS Political Science

University of Geneva is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland.

Bachelor Graduated in Law

Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious university in Portugal and one of the leading European universities. Heir to a university tradition of over seven centuries ULisboa acquires its current configuration in July 2013, following the merger of the former Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and Universidade de Lisboa. ULisboa brings together the various areas of knowledge, having a privileged position to monitor the contemporary evolution of science, technology, art studies and humanities. The quality of teaching, research, innovation and culture of ULisboa attracts an increasing number of talents from around the world. ULisboa is committed to strengthen its capacity for action and influence in international strategic areas, developing more partnerships with Brazil, China and the Community of Portuguese – Language Countries. ULisboa: A University from Lisbon to the world.

Career History
Vice President
Assistant Professor
Head of the International Relations Department
1995 - Prior
Boards & Committees
Non-Executive Chairman
2016 - Current

Goldman Sachs International (GSI) is the Great Britain-based wholly-owned brokerage subsidiary of Goldman Sachs Group UK Ltd., ultimately held by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) in the US. Formerly known as Trushelfco Ltd., the firm was founded in 1988. Headquartered in London, GSI provides prime brokerage, securities lending, futures services and financing services for a range of clients including corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net worth individuals.

2016 - Current

Goldman Sachs International, Inc. provides investment and financial services. It offers investing, advisory and financing services to client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Youth Skills & Innovation Commission

The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. They believe that education is the birthright of every child and the key to expanded opportunity and future employment. For companies, investing in education promotes economic growth, leads to more stable societies, fosters healthy communities and makes it easier to do business. Education spurs innovation and increases the skills of employees, the income potential of consumers and the prosperity of communities where business operates.

Member, International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity
2015 - Current

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the United Nations’ central platform for reflection, debate, and innovative thinking on sustainable development. ECOSOC engages a wide variety of stakeholders – policymakers, parliamentarians, academics, major groups, foundations, business sector representatives and 3,200+ registered non-governmental organizations – in a productive dialogue on sustainable development through a programmatic cycle of meetings. The work of the Council is guided by an issue-based approach, and there is an annual theme that accompanies each programmatic cycle, ensuring a sustained and focused discussion among multiple stakeholders.

Prior - 2014

The European Commission is the EU's executive body and represents the interests of Europe as a whole (as opposed to the interests of individual countries).


Of Counsel at Clifford Chance LLP


Vice Chairman at Bocconi International Advisory Council

Awards & Honors
University of Rome
Georgetown University
Kobe University
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