Rita Sousa Uva

Rita Sousa Uva was born in 1972. After postgraduate studies in media law, legal and economic studies and air law (Lisbon), she concluded her master´s degree in Air and Space Law in 2007 (Leiden). She published “Os acordãos open skies e o mercado interno da aviação” (Almedina 2007), “European Community State Aid Policy for public airports: reality versus law?” (Almedina 2008), “The legal nature of airport slots” (Airport Management vol. 3, No. 2, 2009) and “EASA´s new fields of competence in the certification of aerodromes” (Airport Managment, vo. 5, No , 2010). After working 11 years as a legal adviser for ANA-Aeroportos de Portugal, S.A, she joined the
European Aviation Safety Agency in October 2010.