Chairman of the AICEP Portugal Global – Business Development Agency

Basílio Horta is Chairman of the AICEP Portugal Global – Business Development Agency. From 2002 to 2005 he was the Permanent Representative of Portugal to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He occupied several public offices in the past, such as Minister of Agriculture, Trade and Fisheries (1981-1983), State Counsellor (1983), Vice-President of the Portuguese Parliament (1983-1985) and Director-General at the Portuguese Industry Confederation. Basílio Horta held several political offices in the Christian Democratic Party (CDS) and was member of the Portuguese Parliament (1976-1991; 1996-2002; 2002-2005).