Name: Gonçalo Matias
Occupation: Professor, consultant
Fields of activity: constitutional law, administrative law, public international law and migration law
Gonçalo Saraiva Matias is a Professor at Faculdade de Direito, Universidade Católica Portuguesa and the Deputy Director at Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa and at Católica Global School of Law.
He conducted research as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University Law School, and he is an expert in constitutional law, administrative law, public international law and migration law.
He has served as a consultant at the Secretary of State for the Presidency of the Board of Minister's Office for the 15th Portuguese Constitutional Government and as an advisor for Juridical and Constitutional Affairs at the Civil House of the President of the Portuguese Republic, between 2008 and 2014
Gonçalo Matias is the current Director of the Migration Observatory.