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.