Ambassador Luís de Almeida Sampaio

Permanent Representative – Portugal

  • Last updated: 09 Oct. 2015 08:50
Luís de Almeida Sampaio, Permanent Representative of Portugal to NATO

Born in Porto, Portugal, 1957

Law degree from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, 1982

Entered the Diplomatic Service in 1983

Portuguese Delegation to NATO in august, 1987

Deputy Director of the Private Office of NATO’s Secretary General (Manfred Wörner), 1990-1993

Diplomatic Advisor to the Portuguese EC Commissioner (João de Deus Pinheiro), 1998-1999

Political Advisor to the COMSFOR (Commander of the Stabilization Force, US General Eric Shineski and US General Montgomery Meigs ) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1998-1999

Embassy in Luanda, Angola, 1999-2002

President of the Portuguese Institute for Development Cooperation, 2003-2004

Ambassador in Algiers, September 2004

MEPP (Middle East Peace Process) Coordinator for the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, 2007

Ambassador in Belgrade, 2008

Ambassador in Berlin, 2012

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Portugal in the North Atlantic Council, Brussels, since September 2015