Maria João Rodrigues

President, FEPS
Maria Joao Rodriquez

Maria João Rodrigues is currently the President of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS). Prior to that, she served as Minister of Employment of Portugal and a European politician with a history in European institutions: EU Presidencies, Council, European Council, European Commission and European Parliament. In academia, she was a professor of European economic policies in the European Studies Institute at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and at the Lisbon University Institute. She was also chair of the European Commission Advisory Board for socio-economic sciences.​