Carlos Pinto is Portuguese and holds a Law Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Public Local Law and Management, both from the University of Lisbon and a Degree in Trade and Industry from Technical School.
He holds a diploma from the Phillippa Fawcett College, Lon-don.
He has 20 years of extensive experience and deep knowledge in textile industry, during which he was CEO of a textile company, and of 22 years in Public Administration.
He is a part of the group of experts/advisers (Consulting Board) near de Chairman of Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce (CCPC-PME) www.ccpc-pme.pt.
During the last 25 years, Carlos Pinto held several different positions on public sector such us:
Mayor of Covilhã City Hall;
Member of the Portuguese Parliament;
Member of the Council of Europe/Strasbourg/France,
Member of the Assembly of Local Authori-ties/Strasbourg
Member of the Committee of Regions/Bruxelles.
He also collaborates as Chairman of “Cap Atlântica Con-sulting” and “Of Counsel” in Law Firms in Lisbon in the fol-lowing practises: Commercial Law, Public Law, Corporate Advisory and Contract Law.
He speaks fluently Portuguese, Spanish, English, and French.
He was awarded with the title of “Commander of Merit Order”, of the Portuguese Republic, “Chevalier dans l’ Ordre National de La Légion D’Honneur” of the French Republic, and “Hon-orary Member of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe”/Strasbourg, France.
We are very proud of our Ambassadors, all of whom have been carefully selected based on their specialist knowledge and professional standing within their communities. Their primary mission is to explain and promote the services offered by CGA, and also serve as a key point of contact for our existing and potential members in their respective regions.
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