Frederico is a Senior Legal Officer at BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation, where he represents the interests of 46 independent national consumer associations from 32 European countries. With more than 6 years of experience in public affairs, Frederico advocates for the interests of consumers in the fields of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and intellectual property. He is also a part-time visiting lecturer at the University of Sciences Po in Lille, where he teaches a course on European consumer policy.
Prior to joining BEUC, Frederico worked in a law firm in Lisbon and in a public affairs consultancy firm in Brussels.
Frederico studied law at the University of Lisbon and Université Catholique de Louvain. He holds a Master in EU Law from the College of Europe in Bruges. Frederico is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.