Mário Correia Fernandes holds a PhD degree in Finance from ISCTE-IUL Business School. Mario is currently Invited Professor in Economics and Finance at the ISCAL - Lisbon Accounting and Business School (Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon). He is also Risk Manager at Galp Energia, with experience in financial controlling, credit risk, valuation and risk management. His research focuses are on energy economics, empirical finance and financial econometrics. He has published in Economic Modelling. Invited referee of several scientific journals.