Pedro Matos is an Associate Professor in the Finance area at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. His research focuses on international corporate governance and the growing importance of institutional investors in financial markets worldwide. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies. It has been featured also in the press, including in The Economist, The Financial Times, the New York Times, The Washington Post, Fortune and Forbes. He is a Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and has received numerous research grants and awards.
At Darden, he has published numerous case studies and won the Wells Fargo Award for Excellence in Course Material Development. He previously taught at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business where he received a Golden Apple teaching award. He holds a PhD in Finance from INSEAD. Prior to his PhD, he worked with the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and consulted for the World Bank.