António Martins da Costa
Executive Board Member
Antonio Fernando Melo Martins da Costa has served as a member of the Executive Board of Directors of EDP Energias de Portugal, S.A. since 2006. In 2007, he assumed functions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Horizon Wind Energy in the US. He was also a member of the Executive Board of EDP Renovaveis, from 2008 until 2011. In 2009, he was appointed CEO of EDP Internacional and of EDP Solucoes Comerciais, while maintaining responsibilities for EDP Distribuicao at EDP’s Executive Board level. He is a Founding Member of the Portuguese Institute for Corporate Governance. He first joined EDP in 1981 and moved to the financial sector in 1989, assuming the position of General Manager of Banking and Executive Board Member of insurance companies, pension funds and asset management operations of Millenium BCP and Director of Eureko BV. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration degree, both from Universidade do Porto, and has completed executive education studies at INSEAD, AESE of Universidad de Navarra and the AMP of the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.