Viriato Ferreira Viriato Ferreira worked as a missionary doctor in Africa. He was the health ministries director at the Inter-European Division from 2006 to 2014, when he became an associate director of health ministries at the General Conference. He held this position until July 2015 and continues to serve in an honorary capacity. He now lives in Portugal and is the president of the Portuguese Association of Preventive Medicine - VitaSalus, a supporting ministry that operates a lifestyle center and two outpatient medical clinics. Viriato and his wife, Marianne, share a passion for a blended ministry involving lay members, supporting ministries, and the church organization. He has served as the president of ASI Europe since 2015.