Deputy Head of the Delegation

Political party: Socialist Party
Country: Portugal
Chamber: Assembly of the Republic
Address: c/o Julia ALMEIDA Secretary of the Portuguese Delegation to the NATO PA Parliamentary Adviser International Relations Division Assembleia da Republica Palacio de S. Bento P-1249-068 LISBOA Codex
At the Assembly since: 2020
Committee(s) and Sub-Committee(s): GNIC,GSM,PC,PC/NP,SC,SC
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Marcos Perestrello is a member of the Portuguese Parliament elected by the Socialist Party (S&D - Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats). Mr Perestrello is a Lawyer (1994 graduate of Lisbon University) and was elected member of the Portuguese Parliament for the first time in 2005. Since then, he has served several times as an MP. In 2007, he was elected and served as Deputy Mayor of Lisbon until 2009. Marcos Perestrello served twice in the Government. First, from 2009 to 2011 as Secretary of State for National Defence and Maritime Affairs and then as Secretary of State for National Defence, between 2015 and 2018. Currently, Marcos Perestrello is the Chair of the National Defence Committee of the Portuguese Parliament and Deputy Chair of the Portuguese Atlantic Committee. He has also held the position of Chair of the NATO PA Sub-Committee on NATO Partnerships (Political Committee) since the Annual Session in Lisbon in October 2021 and was appointed acting Vice-President of the NATO PA in September 2023. Marcos Perestrello was born in 1971, is married and has three children.

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