José António Vieira da Silva
Minister of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security
José António Vieira da Silva was born in Marinha Grande, in 1953.
He graduated in Economics, in Instituto Superior de Economia.
He was member of the Assembly of Republic since 2011. Between 2011 and 2015, he headed the ad hoc Commission for Monitoring of Financial Assistance Program to Portugal.
He is Invited Lecturer of Instituto Universitário de Lisboa since 2011.
He was Minister of Economy, Innovation and Development between 2009 and 2011.
He was Minister of Labor and Social Solidarity between 2005 and 2009.
He was member of the Assembly of Republic between 2002 and 2005. Between 2004 and 2005, he headed the Commission for Labor and Social Solidarity.
He was Secretary of State of Social Security between 1999 and 2001, and Secretary of State for Public Works between 2001 and 2002.
He was advisor of the Minister of Solidarity and Social Security in 1995, and general-director of the Statistics, Studies and Planning Department of the Ministry of Labor and Solidarity between 1997 and 1999.
He was member of Economic and Social Council between 1996 and 1999.
He was Invited Lecturer of Instituto Superior do Trabalho e da Empresa between 1986 and 1999.
He coordinated and participated in several studies related to the evaluation of public politics, sectorial and territorial analysis.