Miguel Poiares Maduro
Miguel Poiares Maduro is Minister in the Cabinet of the Prime Minister and for Regional Development of Portugal. Until April 2013 he was Professor of Law at the European University Institute and the Director of the EUI Global Governance Programme. From 2003 to 2009 Maduro was advocate general at the European Court of Justice. In academia he has worked as a professor at the New University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Law and at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, where he was director of the European Studies Centre. He is also a EUI alumnus, heaving earned his PhD there from the Department of Law.