Carlos Carreiras is the Mayor of Cascais and vice-president of Social Democrat Party (PSD). He chaired the Francisco Sá Carneiro Institute, an high profile national think tank linked to the PSD until March 2013.
Carlos Carreiras soon began his political career in PSD and eventually reached several national level positions. Prior to serving as mayor, Carlos Carreiras was a member of the local government since 2005 as vice-president.
Mr. Carreiras graduated in Accountability and Business Administration and managed the Brazilian and African divisions of Portuguese enterprises in the field of consumer products and tourism.