João Moreira Rato
João Moreira Rato was appointed Chairman of Banco CTT (the Portuguese post office bank) for the period 2019-21. He is also a visiting professor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a research associate at the Systemic Risk Centre at the LSE.
From 2016 to 2020 he has worked as the lead expert, with Oliver Wyman, on the set-up and build-up of Kuwait´s Debt Management office and on an evaluation of another DMO in the Middle East.
From 2012 to 2014, during the European sovereign debt crisis, he was the Chairman and CEO of the Portuguese Debt and Treasury Management Office. In that role, he was responsible for designing and successfully executing a strategy that brought Portugal back to the medium- and long-term sovereign debt markets.
He holds a B.A. in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He worked in London in Fixed Income at different investment banks, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley, from 2000 to 2012.