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Keynote speaker

João José Amaral Tomaz
Administrator of Bank of Portugal

The relationship between the shadow economy, tax evasion and money laundering

João José Amaral Tomaz – short bio

Administrator of Bank of Portugal since September 2011.

He has a university degree in Finance from the School of Economics of Lisbon (presently, School of Economics and Management - ISEG).

He is a coopted personality in the ‘Conselho de Prevenção da Corrupção’ ('Council for Prevention of Corruption). He joined the IMF Fiscal Affairs Department’s expert panel.

He was Secretary of State for Fiscal Affairs (2005-2008) and Credit’s Mediator (2009-2011).

He was a consultant of the Portuguese Investment Agency (2004), counselor of the Embassy of Portugal in London (2002-2003), member of the 'alternates' of the Economic and Financial Committee (2000-2002), Coordinator for Economic and Financial Affairs at Permanent representation of Portugal in the European Union (1993-2001), and member of the EU's Economic Policy Committee (1993-2001).

He was the coordinator of the study on Tax Policy, Competitiveness, Efficiency and Justice of the Tax System (2009). He has authored and co-authored several articles on tax issues and the European Union and has published articles in newspapers and journals.

He is Invited Associate Professor at ISEG since 2008, and lectured at the National Institute of Directors, Institute for Advanced Studies in Finance and Tax, the Law Faculty of the University of Porto and the IMF Institute.