Ricardo Mourinho Félix is Vice President of the EIB since October 16, 2020. The Vice-Presidents, together with President Werner Hoyer, form the Management Committee that runs the bank on a day-to-day basis. Vice-President Mourinho Félix has oversight of the Bank’s funding and treasury, economic analysis and research activities as well as of lending operations supporting the Blue Economy, EIB’s migration response, as well as those in support of the EU programs as RRF, Invest EU and Just Transition Mechanism in the context of the European Green Deal. He also oversees the relations with rating agencies, national promotional institutions, OECD and think tanks.
VP Mourinho Félix is responsible for institutional relations with Spain and Portugal, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Latin-American and Caribbean States.
Before joining the EIB, Mr. Mourinho Félix was Deputy Minister and Secretary of State of Finance in Portugal for 5 years. He was nominated member of Portuguese Government after a 20 years career at Banco de Portugal where he became Head of the Portuguese Economy Division 2013. He holds a Masters in Economics at the NOVA School of Business and Economics and a degree in Economics at ISEG Lisbon School of Economics and Management.