Government of Portugal - Secretary of State for Mobility and Vice-Minister for Environment and Energy Transition
Minister for Environment and Energy Transition in the Government of Portugal, in charge of the National Electric Mobility Program and the reform of the mobility regulation framework. He is the Chairman of the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance, a global partnership of frontrunner countries,
cities and companies willing to achieve carbon neutrality in the transport sector before 2050.
Before joining the government in 2015, Mr. Mendes was a full professor of urban and regional systems in the University of Minho, where he held the position of Vice Rector for Knowledge Transfer, and served as an Expert Evaluator in the European Commission.