Mateo Silos Ribas is Principal Economist at Ofwat, the water regulator and competition authority for the water sector in England and Wales. He has developed his professional career in the areas of competition policy, economic regulation, applied economics and public policy.

Prior to joining Ofwat in November 2017, he was Deputy Director of Economic Analysis at the National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC), a position he had held since 2014.

Previously, he worked as an economist at Economic Consulting Associates, a London-based firm specialising in the provision of economic consultancy services in the field of sectoral regulation.

Previously, between 2008 and 2013, he worked as an economist in the Subdirectorate of Studies of the now defunct National Competition Commission (CNC). Between 2005 and 2008 he developed his professional career at the Centro de Estudios Económicos Tomillo, specialising in economic consultancy to the public sector, and between 2002 and 2003 at the Lawrence R. Klein Institute for Economic Forecasting of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, dedicated to econometric modelling and applied economics.

Master's Degree in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Philosophy from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • High Capacity Campus

    Start date: 07/07/2024

    The main objective of this initiative is to develop the potential of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who have been accredited as "high ability".

  • Workshop From Science to Society

    Start date: 22/09/2024

    The Rafael del Pino Foundation together with the Club de Científicos (Rafael del Pino Excellence Fellows) organise the FS2S: Translating today's research into tomorrow's solutions.

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    Start date: 20/09/2024

    This course, aimed at young people aged between 17 and 25, invites them to learn about and delve into world history in order to understand how we are connected in the globalised world in which we live.

  • Artificial Intelligence Ethics Programme. Carissa Véliz

    Start date: 28/10/2024

    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.