Carlos is a Commercial Technician and State Economist (on leave of absence) and holds a Master's degree in Research in Economics (specialising in quantitative economics).

He has spent much of his career in the field of competition law, both in the civil service and now in private practice.

He joined the Administration in 1997 as an instructor in the Competition Service and subsequently worked in its International Unit, representing the Administration in EU discussions on the modernisation of competition rules, such as Regulation 1/2003 or the vertical regulation.

Carlos was appointed Director General of the Antitrust Service in 2006 and, subsequently, Director of Investigation of the National Competition Commission. During his tenure, he was responsible for the approval, processing and implementation of the current Antitrust Law. Subsequently, he held the position of Deputy Director General of Studies and Reports at the National Commission for Markets and Competition.

In 2014, he joined KPMG as partner in charge of the Competition Economics practice, where he has been advising clients on economic issues in regulatory and competition matters.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • Harvard Course in Law and Economics

    Start date: 02/10/2023

    The aim of this programme is to provide an up-to-date overview of some of the relevant issues in the field of economic analysis of law.

  • Online course Competition in markets

    Start date: Open

    Introduction to the essential elements shaping competition policy and discussion of the principles and instruments of competition policy.

  • Online course Liberalism, a philosophy in danger

    Start date: Open

    Why are so many obstacles confronting liberalism, so implacable the enemies it has to contend with, and so soft the allies it can hardly count on?

  • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. Carissa Veliz

    Start date: Coming soon

    This course will help us understand the "digital reality" we live in. A practical and constructive approach, offering possible solutions to the ethical challenges generated by AI.