Lourenco VenturaLegal Director at Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
Legal Director at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, after joining the Office of Fair Trading in 2012 first as a Legal Adviser and subsequently as an Assistant Legal Director. Prior to that he spent 7 years in private practice working for the international law firms Garrigues and CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut and 6 months at the European Commission - DG Competition (Unit C/3: Antitrust IT, Internet and Consumer electronics). He has developed significant competition law experience in 3 different jurisdictions across a number of areas and sectors, with particular focus on antitrust enforcement in the pharmaceutical and IT sectors. His academic background includes a Master of Laws LLM from King’s College London and a law degree from Nova University of Lisbon.