Paulo Marques is the finance adviser of the project. Paulo is also a Board Member at ECES. Paulo has an extensive track record in the field of election observation and electoral assistance with particular reference to project management and implementation, financial and budgetary administration, operations, logistics and security. During the period 2001-2010, he has contributed to the management and implementation of over 27 election observation missions in more than 23 different countries.
Marquès has held various positions as Programme Manager, working, both, at Headquarters and in the field locations. As Programme Manager, he has been responsible for the provision of a wide range of preparatory services, procurement and project implementation. Many of the projects have been undertaken in the context of contracts awarded by Transtec and the International Organization for Migration. He has carried out several missions in the African and Latin American regions. Marquès is a Portuguese national and holds a university degree in Social Sciences.