Gonçalo Coelho is a third year Law PhD Candidate at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (EUI) and Assistant at the EU Energy Law & Policy Area of the Florence School of Regulation. Gonçalo’s research interests cover Competition, State aid and Regulatory Law and his doctoral studies focus on access to natural resources in network industries.
Before joining the EUI, Gonçalo worked as a Lawyer at the Lisbon office of Cuatrecasas, Gonçaloves Pereira between 2003 and 2006 and as a Legal Officer at the Portuguese Council of Ministers and Ministry for Public Works and Communications between 2006 and 2007. He has also worked as a Lawyer at the Brussels Office of White & Case (2008/2009).
Gonçalo holds a Law Degree and Post-Graduations in Competition and Regulation Law (2006/2007) and Law Making and Science of the Legislation (2004) from the Lisbon University. He also holds an LL.M from the EUI (2009/2010) and an LL.M specializing in “European Law and Economic Analysis” from the College of Europe in Bruges, (2007/2008).
Gonçalo’s doctoral research is supervised by Prof. Giorgio Monti at the EUI. He was a Fulbright-Schuman student during his time as a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at NYU.