Artur Santos Silva

santos_silvaPresident of the Board of Trustees of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation since May 2012, Artur Santos Silva graduated in law from the University of Coimbra and attended the Stanford University Executive Management Program.

He is President of the Board of Trustees of both Banco BPI and the Partex Oil & Gas (Holdings) Corporation. Among the various other positions held are the following highlights: President of the National Commission for Commemorations of the Centenary of the Republic and President of the General Board of the University of Coimbra.

He was Deputy Governor of the Bank of Portugal (1977/78), Secretary of State to the Treasury (1975/76), Director of Banco Português do Atlântico (1968/75), Guest Lecturer at the Catholic University of Portugal (1979/85), Assistant at the Shcool of Law of the University of Coimbra (1963/67) and Guest Lecturer at the same university (1980/82).