Maria Manuel Leitão Marques
Maria Manuel Leitão Marques is a full professor of the faculty of economics at the University of Coimbra and was elected Member of the European Parliament in the last European elections of 2019 for the Portuguese Socialist Party and is member of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. She is currently Vice-Chair of the Committee on the International Market and Consumer Protection and a member of the Committee on Legal Affairs, the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly and the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly.
She is also a substitute member in the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, as well as in the Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee. She previously served as Minister of the presidency and administrative modernisation between 2015-2019 and as a secretary of state for administrative modernisation between 2007-2011.