Miguel Poiares Maduro
Miguel Poiares Maduro is Director of the School of Transnational Governance, EUI. Previously, he was Portugal’s Minister for State and Regional Development and Minister Adjunct to the Prime Minister (2013-2015). He was Joint Chair in European Law at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Department of Law, EUI (2009-2013) and Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (2003-2009). In 2010 he was awarded the Gulkbenkian Science Prize for his work in the field of law and in 2006 he was honoured by the President of the Portuguese Republic with the Order of Sant’Iago da Espada for literary, scientific and artistic merit.