João Saldanha de Azevedo Galamba was born in Lisbon in 1976.
Degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Completed the teaching part of the PhD in Political Science at the London School of Economics, having taught Political Philosophy in the Government department.
Worked at Banco Santander de Negócios, at DiamondCluster International, in the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and in the Mission Unit for Integrated Continuous Care.
Deputy in the national parliament in the XI, XII and XIII Legislatures. Coordinator of Socialist Party deputies on the Budget and Finance Committee and Vice-President of the Socialist Party Parliamentary Group.
Secretary of State for Energy since October 2018.