Francisco Leal de Almeida

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Francisco Leal de Almeida, 1st Secretary, has been assigned to the Embassy of Portugal in Washington DC, as Political Counselor, in August 2020. Previously to his current position, Mr. Leal de Almeida was the Head of the Consular Section of the Embassy of Portugal in Ankara, Turkey, between 2016 and 2020. He has 10 years of experience in the Portuguese diplomatic service, having started as an Embassy Attaché in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Lisbon, where he served first in the Directorate-General for European Affairs and later in the State Protocol. Mr. Leal de Almeida holds a Law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (Portugal)