E.M. (Elisa) da Costa Guimarães Ferreira

Source: Europa Nu.

Elisa Ferreira (1955) is the Commissioner on behalf of Portugal since December 1st 2019. In the Von der Leyen Commission she is responsible for cohesion policy. Previously, Ferreira was a member of the European Parliament since 20 July 2004 as an independent member, and is aligned with the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.


Personal data

Name and surname

Elisa Ferreira

Date of birth

17 October 1955 (Porto)




Political affiliation

European political group

Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats