Ana Sofia Rodrigues
Portuguese Competition Authority
Ana Sofia Rodrigues is Chief Economist and Head of the Bureau of Economic Studies and Market Monitoring of the Portuguese Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) since October 2015, after a year as Senior Competition Expert at the OECD. Before that, she held various positions at the Authority where she started her career in Competition Policy in 2006; she was a senior economist at the Mergers Department and an economic advisor to the Board. Ana holds a PhD in Economics from the University of York (2008) and was a visiting research scholar at Drexel University. During her research period, she was a teaching fellow at the University of York and a visiting research scholar at the Lebow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia. Her main areas of interest are dynamic industrial economics and competition policy. She has worked extensively in competition issues in public procurement and various sectors such as energy, telecoms, banking and maritime transport. Ana is the current President of the ACE - The Association of Competition Economics.