Feliciana Monteiro

Adjunct Professor, UBI Brussels


Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Dutch


Education Qualification

2013 - PhD in Applied Economics (Magna Cum Laude)

Principal subjects Economics, Transport and Mobility, Policy, Econometrics

Faculty of Economics, University of Antwerp, Belgium

2005 - MSc in Transport and Maritime Economics (Magna Cum Laude)

Principal subjects Economics, Transport and Mobility, Policy, Econometrics

Faculty of Economics, University of Antwerp, Belgium

2003 - MSc in Transports

Principal subjects Transport Policies, infrastructure and investment

Technical Superior Institute, University of Lisbon, Portugal

1998 - Degree in Economics – Licentiate

Economics, Business, Management, Organization

ISEG School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Recent Professional Academic Experience

2020 - present   Senior Consultant - LuxMobility

Senior Consultant at a consultancy specializing in urban mobility and sustainable transport, infrastructure development and operations.

  • Advising public and private sector companies in transport and mobility sustainable solutions.

  • Delivering advisory and research project financed by the European Commission.

  • Business development: engaging with prospective clients; proposal writing.

2016 - 2020  Transport and Mobility Consultant - Independent Consultant

  • Analysis of economic developments trends in transports and logistics and identify recurrent and emerging issues of the industry. Economic research and analysis, policy formulation in development programs, for private companies, governments and multilateral institutions.

  • Strategic Assessment of transport infrastructures including land-use development, logistics impacts, mobility assessment. 

  • Invited Lecturer at MSc Transports at Technical University and Nautical School in Lisbon.

  • Coaching: Enhancing performance and positive results for individuals and teams.

2014 – 2015 Director - TIS.PT – Transports, Innovation and Systems

Business development of consultancy market in Brazil and South America. Advisory services to public and private entities. Lead company expert in the transport sector.

  • Opened TIS office in São Paulo, Brazil

  • Provided services to CCR, South America largest motorway concessionaire with 3,000 km of toll-roads and to the city of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Developed and delivered a city-wide questionnaire on freight transport demand for Sao Paulo (22 million inhabitants).

  • First company Director outside home market in Portugal

2005 – 2013 Academic Assistant and Researcher - Faculty of Economics, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Developed advanced modelling and forecasting techniques for transport demand. Teaching and student evaluation.

  • Led and advised on scientific research projects for the European Commission, DG MOVE and European Parliament on mobility, regulation, information dissemination, aviation and maritime transport, including:

  • The consequences of the growing low-cost airline sector for transport infrastructures and passenger flows in Europe (European Parliament)

  • HERMES – High Efficient and Reliable arrangeMEnts forCroSsmodal Transport

  • INNOSUTRA – Innovation Processes in Surface Transport European Commission

  • GRACE, Generalizing Research on Accounts and Cost Estimation, European Commission

  • PACTS, Policy Analysis for Complex Transport Systems (Cooperation Programme EU / US)

  • Marie Curie Actions - Early Stage Training

  • Lecturer in MSc courses: Concessions in Transports, Study of Factors driving port productivity, Global Tendencies of the Maritime and Port Sector, Demand, Supply and Freight Rates, Logistics.

  • Responsible for student evaluation (written exams and reports). Up to 100 students per year in up to four disciplines.

Selected Publications & Other Achievements
  • Monteiro, M. F. (2013) Productivity in the Container Port Business - Focus on the Mediterranean Range. University of Antwerp, Doctoral Thesis in Applied Economics: pp. 282 ISBN: 9089940758

  • Monteiro, M. F. (2005) Competition in the Mediterranean Container Market - Potential Strategies for Ports, Liner Companies and Other Players, University of Antwerp, Master Thesis in Transport and Maritime Economics: pp. 71

  • Monteiro, M. F. (2003) The Concession Process in the Portuguese Port Sector, Technical University of Lisbon, Technical Superior Institute, Master Thesis in Transports: pp. 111