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Carlos Moedas

European Commission

EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation

Carlos Moedas is a Portuguese banker and politician who currently serves as European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. Previously, Carlos also worked for companies such as Suez Group, Goldman Sachs and EuroHypo Investment Bank. During his political career he was appointed coordinator of the Social Democratic Party Economic Research Unit and also supervised ESAME - an agency created to monitor and control the implementation of the structural reforms agreed in the context of the assistance programme by a troika composed of the European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund.