Pedro Pinto is Director for Advocacy at AFME’s Brussels Office. Pedro has extensive experience working in the financial services industry. Prior to his current position he worked at NYSE Euronext Lisbon where he headed the Legal and Regulatory department for 6 years. Mr. Pinto held these responsibilities in conjunction with his position as Chief Compliance Officer. From 2002 to 2005, he was a Senior Legal and Regulatory Counsel at Euronext and Euronext Lisbon Corporate Secretary. Pedro started his career as a Lawyer in a Portuguese law firm alongside tenure as a lecturer in economics at the Law School of the University of Lisbon. Mr. Pinto is a lawyer by training with a degree in law and post graduate studies in Securities Law from the Law School of the University of Lisbon and executive management studies at the INSEAD and at the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School.