A member of the UCI Management Committee since 2001, Artur Lopes’ career in sports administration stretches back to 1963. Since then, he has served on numerous bodies both in Portugal and internationally. President of the Portuguese Cycling Federation for 20 years (1992-2012) Mr Lopes was a member of the Management Committee of the International Professional Cycling Federation (Fédération Internationale de Cyclisme Professionnel or FICP) from 1990 to 1993, President of the Professional Cycling Council from 1993 to 1997 and Vice President of the UCI from 2008 to 2013. He is currently President of the UCI Remuneration Commission and Vice President of the Portuguese Olympic Committee.
He is currently President of the UCI Remuneration Commission and member of the Foundation Board of the UCI World Cycling Centre. He is also Vice-President of the Portuguese National Olympic Committee