António Lobo Xavier
António da Gama Lobo Xavier holds a Law degree and a master's degree in Legal and Economic Sciences. He was a university professor of Economic Policy, Public Finance, Tax Law and Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University de Coimbra and has several publications on these matters. He was a deputy and parliamentary leader of the CDS-PP political party. He is currently a specialist lawyer in tax law and a partner at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, Sociedade De Advogados. He is a member of the executive committee of Sonaecom and a non-executive director of Mota-Engil, SGPS, SA; BPI, SGPS, SA; Público, SA; and Riopele S.A. He was Chairman of the IRC Reform Commission (2013); he was also vice president of the Serralves Foundation. For several years he has been a resident commentator on the program “Quadratura do Círculo” (SIC Notícias) and “Circulatura do Quadrado” (TVI24).