Statutory Auditor

The Statutory Auditor carries out the legal review and certification of Galp´s accounts.


Permanent member - PricewaterhouseCoopers & Associados

PricewaterhouseCoopers & Associados - Sociedade de Revisores Oficiais de Contas, Lda., represented by António Joaquim Brochado Correia. 

António Joaquim Brochado Correia is a PricewaterhouseCoopers ´s partner since 2003 and Statutory Auditor since 1999, being responsible for coordinating multiple clients Audit and Accounts Review, having exercised activities in some of the largest national groups such as Amorim, Sonae, Efacec, ETE, Ferpinta, Galp Energia, TMG, Toyota Caetano or Unicer.

As a partner, had the responsibility for Management Consulting, where he led the department in Portugal, with special focus in performance improvement, corporate governance and sustainability projects. As been for more than five years practicing in a exclusivity basis as Statutory Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers & Associados, SROC, Lda., and is a Member of Executive Committee of the company. He is enrolled in the Portuguese Statutory Auditors Association with the number 1076.

António Joaquim Brochado Correia has a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Portuguese Catholic University (1988- 1993), as well as performed additional executive training at INSEAD.

Alternate member - José Manuel Henriques Bernardo 


Powers and Operations

The current Statutory Auditor was elected at the General Meeting of 16 April 2015 for the four-year term (2015-2018), ending 31 December 2018.

The Audit Board proposes the Statutory Auditor, which cannot be a part of the Audit Board, to the General Shareholders Meeting, pursuant to the By-laws.

The Statutory Auditor´s duties and responsibilities include carrying out all the checks and examinations necessary for the review and legal certification of the Company’s accounts, as well as exercise other powers assigned by law.


The Statutory Auditor is remunerated for the work of review and legal certification of the accounts of the Company in an amount that is contractually set under normal market conditions.

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