Ana Paula Dourado is Professor of Tax Law and International and European Tax Law at the University of Lisbon. She has been acting as an expert at the legal department of the IMF and has drafted and negotiated tax reforms in Portuguese-speaking countries since 2003.
She was a member of the Centre for Tax Studies at the Ministry of Finance and a delegate for Portugal in working groups for direct tax harmonization at the European Community and in the working group for tax evasion and avoidance at the OECD. Furthermore, she has been visiting Professor in other European, American and African universities and at the MoF training institute in Taiwan.
Prof. Dourado has published widely on international, European and comparative tax law. and she is a founding member of the Group for Research in European and International Taxation (GREIT), in addition to being a correspondent for EC Tax Review, Highlights & Insights and several other tax law journals. She is also a member of the editorial board of Intertax and Revista de Finanças Públicas e Direito Fiscal; a member of the TAXUD Platform for Tax Good Governance; vice-president of the Institute for Fiscal, Tax and Economic Law (IDEFF); and a member of the EATLP Executive Board (2012-2017) as well as the Academic Committee (2006-2012).