David Mendes Duarte is Head of Trading Room at IGCP, E.P.E. - Agência de Gestão da Tesouraria e da Dívida Pública, and is responsible for the management of the market risk of the consolidated debt portfolio of the Portuguese Republic and public companies' derivatives. He has been at the IGCP since 2012. Since starting to work as a fixed income derivatives trader in the trading room of Millennium BCP Investimento, David has worked with financial derivatives throughout his carrer. In 2007 he moved to BPN to start the interest rate activity and in 2010 was appointed Head of Capital Markets, with reponsabilities in the sale and transfer of financial assets in the process of the bank's reprivatization. David has an Economic's degree from ISEG-UTL and a MSc in Financial Markets and Derivatives from the London Metrololitan University (former London Guildhall University).