Luís Leite Ramos

Luís Leite Ramos


1997 - Doctor of Social Sciences, University Paris X- Nanterre - France

1990 - Postgraduate of Development Policy and Administration, CIHEAM – Institut Agronomique Méditerranéen de Montpellier - France

1988 - Postgraduate of European Studies, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Centro Regional do Porto - Portugal

1984 - Master of Civil Engineering, Spatial Planning Specialisation, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto – Portugal


Portuguese (native); French (fluent); English (reasonable); Spanish (good);

Present activities:

June 2011/Currently 

Member of Portuguese Parliament

Member of Committee on Economy and Public Works

Member of Committee on Environment and Local Authorities

Member of Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe

Member of Bureau of Executive Committee North-South Center

General Rapporteur on Local and Regional Authorities

Professor at University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

Teaching and Research Activities in Spatial and Urban Planning

Work Experience:

Sept. 1999/June 2011

University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

Professor on Spatial and Urban Planning

Director of Engineering Department

Director of Master on Planning and Municipal Management

Coordinator of Territorial Studies Group of UTAD

  • Regional, Spatial and Urban Planning
  • Public Policies and Territorial Governance
  • Territorial Prospective and Development Projects


June 1984/June1999

North Regional Coordination and Development Commission

Project Manager of WB Trás-os-Montes Rural Development Project

Project Manager of EU Douro Territorial Development Program

Regional Coordinator of Technical Network Municipalities Offices

Regional Director of Local Administration