Elected member, Vice-President
Europarc Federation


Paolo Castro

Europarc FederationElected member, Vice-President


Engineer degree in Agronomy by the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa.

Professional experience

1984 – 1990 – Head of Agrarian Zone at the Entre Douro e Minho Regional Services of the Ministry of Agriculture.
1993 – 1996 – Valorization of the Rural World.
1996 – 2000 – Director of the Peneda Gerês National Park and President of the Association for the Development of National Park Regions.
2002 – 2003 – Director of Planning Services for Agro-Environmental Policies.
2003 – 2006 – General Secretary of Institute for Agrarian Development of the North Region.
2007 – 2010 – Technician responsible for a project in Forest Fire Protection Network Planning in the National Forest Authority.
Co-founder and manager of a travel agency Moebius EcoTravel Lda.
Founder, single associate and manager of Ponto Natura.
Vice President, treasurer and elected member of the Council of Europarc – European Federation of National and Nature Parks.