Filipe Matias Santos

Filipe Matias Santos, Law graduate and Master in Law from NOVA School of Law,  is the Head of Legal of the Portuguese Energy Regulatory Authority (ERSE), member of the General Assembly of CEDIPRE (Research Center for Public Law and Regulation of Coimbra Law School) and member of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER).

His career began in Garrigues law firm, he has been a lawyer and senior legal advisor for 8 years at the Portuguese Markets Regulatory Commission (CMVM) and was several years lecturer in the Portuguese School of Bank Management (ISGB) before joining ERSE in 2013.

He has post-graduate qualifications in Energy Law awarded by the University of Lisbon and in Regulation of Energy Utilities awarded by the Florence School of Regulation/European University Institute. He also attended the PAGE – Executive Program in Advanced Management 2022 fall of Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

In addition to several papers with regulatory relevance he published “Duty of Disclosure by Issuers”, regarding market abuse, and “Reflections on Energy Law”, regarding administrative energy law. He is a frequent conference speaker, including in international conferences, and he frequently teaches in post-graduate and Master degrees (Coimbra School of Law, Lisbon School of Law and Nova School of Law).