Pedro Matos

Pedro Matos is the academic director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management, holds the John G. Macfarlane Family Chair in Business Administration, and is a professor of business administration (finance) at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. His research focuses on the growing importance of institutional investors in financial markets worldwide. Professor Matos’s work has been published in top academic journals and featured in such publications as 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 and a member of the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment’s Academic Network Advisory Committee. Professor Matos’s work has received numerous research grants and awards. He has won the Wells Fargo Awards for Excellence in Course Material Development and for Outstanding Research Publication and the Darden Multiyear Publications Award. Previously, Professor Matos taught at the USC Marshall School of Business, where he received a Golden Apple teaching award, and he has worked with the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and consulted for the World Bank. He holds a BA in economics from NOVA University Lisbon and a PhD in finance from INSEAD.