João Saldanha de Azevedo Galamba was born in Lisbon in 1976. Graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He completed the academic part of the PhD in Political Science at the London School of Economics, having taught Political Philosophy in the Government department. He worked at Banco Santander de Negócios, at consultant DiamondCluster International, at the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and at the Mission Unit for Integrated Continuous Care. He came to parliament in 2009, being a deputy in the XI, XII and XIII Parliamentary terms. He was coordinator of Socialist Party deputies on the Budget and Finance Committee and Vice-President of the Socialist Party Parliamentary Group. He is Secretary of State for Energy since October 2018.
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