Ana is an Associate Professor at Católica Porto Business School and an integrated member of CEGE-Research Centre in Management and Economics. Her research interests lie in studying the role of regulation in the development of markets.
Ana received a PhD in Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge with a thesis entitled ‘Regulating contracts in the independent television production industry’, supervised by Professor Simon Deakin. She participated in the CBR international projects EUROCAP and REFGOV, and was a national expert in the project B2B Unfair Trading Practices in the Retail Supply Chain. She also participated in the international project IDPSO-Illicit Drug Policies and Social Outcomes: A Cross Country Analysis, inspired by CBR’s work on leximetrics. Ana co-authored a number of consultancy studies for the Portuguese Media Regulator, and was a member of CGI, the independent supervisory council of the Portuguese Public Service Broadcaster. She is currently president of the fiscal board of Sonae Sierra and ORES Portugal, two multinational companies in the retail real estate sector.