António Vicente is Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas, in charge of Research, Science and Innovation.
Prior to that he held the same position in the cabinet of Carlos Moedas, in his role as Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal, monitoring the Portuguese adjustment programme and serving as the dedicated interface with the EC, ECB and IMF (2011-2014).
In 1999, António Vicente joined the Luso-American Foundation, a Portuguese grant-making not-for-profit organisation, reaching the rank of director. Between 2004 and 2005, he served in the Office of the Prime Minister of Portugal. He was also a regular contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit, writing a monthly report on the political situation in Portugal (2006-2011), and served pro bono in the Board of Directors of the British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce.
António has an undergraduate degree in International Relations from the Technical University of Lisbon, a Masters in Political Theory from the London School of Economics (Chevening Scholar) and a Masters in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics.