Carlos Mineiro Aires, New WCCE President

Eng. Carlos Mineiro Aires has been appointed President on September 21st, 2018. He took over the presidency of the World Council of Civil Engineers (WCCE) during its 13th General Assembly to be held in 2018. Mr. Mineiro, a worldwide recognized engineering professional from Portugal will serve a three year term for the period 2019-2021. Carlos Mineiro suceeds Alfonso Gonzalez, Mexican Engineer.

He is current President of the Portuguese Ordem dos Engenheiros, the Portuguese engineering chamber. His areas of expertise are water resource management and international ccoperation issues. Civil Engineer (1985). Born in Lisbon (Portugal), age 53 years, holds a brilliant academic record, culminating in his MSc Civil Engineering, in Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa.

Currently, he is committed full-time to OEPT's presidency. Regarded as an expert in land development and management matters, he has an in-depth working knowledge of company and administrative problem, having demonstrated his ability to coordinate stakeholders' interests (regional and local government administration, users, etc.).

He has taken part in many Conferences and Symposia, both on European and international levels, and has also published numerous books and technical articles.

Carlos Mineiro is married with 2 children