Catarina Reis Oliveira is the Director of the Portuguese Observatory for Migration and is Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon - ISCSP.
Since 2014 is the scientific coordinator and author of the series Immigration in Numbers, that publish annually the Statistical Reports on Indicators of Immigrants Integration. She was part of a working group designated to work with the National Statistical Institute (INE) on the feasibility to collect ethnic and racial data in population Census in Portugal.
She holds a PhD on Sociology and a MA in Statistics. In 2000 she received an academic award on Multiculturalism and Ethnicity in the Contemporary society by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. She has published extensively on migration issues.