Date of birth: 21 February 1952
Current UEFA roles
Special advisor to the Executive Committee in charge of relations with all confederations
UEFA EURO 2016 steering group (member)
National Associations Committee (second vice-chairman)
• An economics graduate, Fernando Gomes stepped down from his role of president of the Portuguese Professional Football League (LPFP) when he was elected as Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) president in December 2011.
• A former basketball player and basketball league president, Gomes had a long career with FC Porto, where he began as the club's basketball director. He became a member of the Porto management board in 2000 and served in areas such as marketing, commercial and financial matters before leaving the club in February 2010.
• In May 2013, Gomes was appointed as special advisor to the Executive Committee in charge of relations with all confederations, and as a UEFA EURO 2016 steering group member.
Previous UEFA roles
Club Competitions Committee (2004-2006)
Club Competitions Committee – ECA representative (2008-2010)
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