OECD Competition Open Day 2020


Margarida Matos Rosa

President of the Competition Authority
Autoridade da ConcorrĂȘncia (Portuguese Competition Authority)


Margarida Matos Rosa is the President of the Portuguese Competition Authority (AdC), having taken office on 28 November 2016. Since 2011, Ms. Matos Rosa was Director of the Collective Investment Management Supervision Department of the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM). Previously, she was advisor to the Board of the CMVM with a focus on the areas of systemic risk, asset management and international securities regulation. Between 1998 and 2006, Ms. Matos Rosa worked at BNP Paribas, having been responsible for the development of the institutional asset management business of the group in Portugal. Her professional experience in the financial sector also includes positions at UBS Bank and Santander Bank. In 2007, as a Fulbright scholar, Ms. Matos Rosa carried out research in public policy in the venture capital industry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in the United States. Within the scope of the Portuguese Technological Plan, she contributed to the development of partnerships between MIT and Portuguese universities, in fields bearing a strong technological component. Margarida Matos Rosa holds an undergraduate degree in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from Université Catholique de Louvain (Catholic University of Louvain), in Belgium, and a Master in Public Affairs (M.P.A.) from Princeton University, in the United States of America.