Eng. Carlos Mineiro has been appointed President Elect on September 18th, 2015. He will take over the presidency of the World Council of Civil Engineers (WCCE) during its 13th General Assembly to be held in 2018. Mr. Mineiros, a worldwide recognized engineering professional from Portugal will serve a three year term for the period 2019-2022. Carlos Mineiro will suceed mexican engineer Alfonso González.
He currently holds the office of Southern Region's Bastonario from Ordem dos Engenheiros from Portugal. Its areas of hydraulic engineering expertise is specifically in water supply and sanitation. Born in Abrantes (Portugal), 64 years old, and civil engineer with a brilliant academic record culminated in his studies of Civil Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon 1975.