Digital Ministerial


Ana Catarina Fonseca


Director-General, Consumer Directorate-General, Ministry of Economy and Maritime Affairs


Ana Catarina Fonseca is the Director-General of the Directorate-General for Consumers (within the Ministry of Economy and Maritime Affairs) since October 2016. Law Degree and Postgraduate in Legistics and Legislation Science. With extensive legal experience in the field of Consumer Law, inter alia, by preparing national legislation, monitoring the transposition of European legislation, and participating in the European legislative process, works at the Consumer Directorate-General (former Consumer’s Institute) since 1997, took the position as Head of the Consumer Law Department in 2013. Since October 2016 has been Director-General of the Portuguese Directorate-General for Consumers.