Ana Brochado is an economist and professor of management at the ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa - Lisbon University Institute and a researcher at DINAMIA’CET-Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies. She served as the Vice Dean for administrative affairs and Vice Dean for faculty for five years and coordinated the PhD in Tourism Management. She worked for more than one decade as Senior Economist for the Portuguese Competition Authority and the Securities Commission. She joined the Strategic Board of Compete2020. She has a Bachelor of Science in Economics, a Master of Science in Quantitative Methods, a Doctor of Management and habilitation in Marketing. She joined the European Commission as an external expert. Her main research interests are market research, hospitality and tourism management, Fintech, sustainability management, and innovation. She has authored or co-authored over 70 publications in top international journals in these fields, wrote over 40 book chapter and presented over 200 talks in international conferences. Her research received over 1700 citations.