Rosa Areias

Rosa Areias

Tax Lead Partner | Entrepreneurial & Private Business Leader | Member of the Executive Committee, PwC Portugal

Rosa Areias leads the Tax practice of PwC, with a team of over 500 professionals who assist our clients from our offices based in Luanda, Cidade da Praia, Maputo, Lisbon, Porto and Funchal.

Rosa joined PwC in 1999, as Tax Assistant, and became a Tax Partner in 2012.

With over 20 years’ experience, during her career Rosa has been focusing in international tax advisory, restructuring projects, tax consulting, dispute resolution and arbitration, assisting large national and multinational groups, mainly in consumer goods and services, industrials, energy, tourism, tech and telecoms sectors.

Rosa has an extensive know-how in corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and family businesses, as well as in assisting clients with tax litigation in audits undertaken by the tax authorities.

She is a guest speaker at seminars and conferences on taxation, and regularly collaborates with the press on the same topic. She is a guest lecturer at several universities.

Rosa is an Arbitrator at the Portuguese Tax Arbitration Court (CAAD).

Academic Background
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Administration by Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto (ISCAP).
  • Degree in Economics by Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
  • Post-graduation in Management and Taxation by IESF - Instituto de Estudos Superiores Financeiros e Fiscais.
  • MBA in Finance by Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto.
  • Degree in Law by Universidade Lusófona.
  • Advanced Management Programme by Católica Lisbon School of Business | Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.
  • Post-graduation in Business Intelligence and Analytics by Porto Business School.
Recognitions & Awards

Rosa has been distinguished by leading international bodies in the field of taxation:

  • By Who’s Who Legal, as Corporate Tax Expert 2022. She has also been distinguished in this same category in 2021 and 2020;
  • By ITR (International Tax Review) | WORLD TAX, as:
    • WT- Highly Regarded, in the Tax Controversy practice area, from 2016 to 2023.
    • Women in Tax Leader, from 2015 to 2023.


  • Corporate & International Tax
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