Sousa, João


Current position

Deputy Director General

Fields of interest

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics,
Financial Economics,
Economic Growth


Other current responsibilities
  • 2018-
    Chair of the Working Group on Forecasting
  • 2000-2004
    PhD in Economics, University of Warwick, UK
  • 1993-1994
    MSc in Economics and Finance, University of Warwick, UK
  • 1988-1993
    Licenciatura in Economics, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Professional experience
  • 2018-
    Deputy Director General, DG Economics, ECB
  • 2014-2018
    Head of Monetary Analysis Division, Monetary Policy Directorate, ECB
  • 2011-2014
    Chief Economist - Cabinet of Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Portugal
  • 2005-2011
    Head of Monetary Policy Division, Economic and Research Department, Banco de Portugal

ECB Working Paper Series

ECB Occasional Paper Series