Joao Vale de Almeida
Ambassador Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, Portugal
EU Ambassador to the UN since October 2015.
Former EU Ambassador to the United States and Director General for External Relations at the European Commission. From 2004 and 2009, served as Head of Cabinet for European Commission President José Manuel Barroso. He has also served as Deputy Chief Spokesman of the European Commission. Before joining the European Commission in 1982, he spent seven years as a journalist.