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Elisa Ferreira

COMMISSIONER (2019-2024)

Commissioner Elisa Ferreira
Cohesion and Reforms

Email: cab-ferreira-contactatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (cab-ferreira-contact[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Adress: Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

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  • Assuring support for regions most affected by digital and climate transitions, including through the Just Transition Fund.
  • Working with co-legislators to establish a legislative framework for Cohesion Funds in the long-term EU budget.
  • Supporting regions and authorities in preparing their programmes, in line with their specific needs and the EU’s common objectives. 
  • Working with Member States to ensure full and effective use of EU funds and oversight of expenditure.
  • Contributing to the review of the Urban Agenda and the long-term vision on rural areas.
  • Overall responsibility for the work of DG REFORM, offering technical and financial support for reforms in Member States.
  • Coordinating technical support to those Member States preparing to join the euro.
  • Working with co-legislators towards a timely agreement on the Reform Support Programme and the Budgetary Instrument for Convergence and Competitiveness in the euro area and subsequently ensuring their full implementation.

Mission letter

President von der Leyen's mission letter to Elisa Ferreira


European Parliament hearings

Elisa Ferreira's answers to the European Parliament questionnaire


Elisa Ferreira's team supports her in her daily work

My team

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Ms Elisa Ferreira participates and delivers a keynote speech at the Annual event of the Commission/EIB advisory platform for financial instruments with the participation of the EIB President, Nadia Calviño
  • Brussels, Belgium
Ms Elisa Ferreira participates and delivers a keynote speech at the Compact High Level Conference on support to public administrations
  • Brussels, Belgium


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  1. 2019 - present
    European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
  2. 2017 - 2019
    Vice-Governor of Banco de Portugal (Central Bank)
  3. 2016 - 2019
    Representative of Portugal, Single Supervisory Mechanism's Supervisory Board (SSM - ECB)
  4. 2004 - 2016
    Member of the European Parliament
  5. 2002 - 2004
    Member of the Portuguese Parliament
  6. 1999 - 2002
    Minister for Planning (Spatial and Regional Development), Portugal
  7. 1995 - 1999
    Minister for Environment, Portugal
  8. from 1977
    Professor, University of Porto
Elisa Ferreira's biography


Declaration of interests

Declaration of interests - Elisa Ferreira