Paulo Martins Chan was appointed as the Director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) in December 2015 due to his extensive legal knowledge and language proficiency in Chinese, Portuguese and English. Under the leadership of Paulo, the DICJ’s law enforcement capability and regulatory framework continues to enhance, further expediting the healthy and sustainable development of the gaming industry.
Prior to joining the DICJ, Paulo worked at the Prosecutions Office for over 17 years. Owing to his wide knowledge in law, strong ethics and unquestioned integrity, Paulo was appointed as the Assistant Public Prosecutor-General since 2009.
Paulo received his Bachelor of Law at the University of Macau and obtained his Master of Law at the Macau University of Science and Technology. His passion in the field of law is shown by his active participation in various law committees and sharing of professional experiences via lecturing to the University of Macau, Public Prosecutions Office, Legal and Judicial Training Centre, Macau Bar Association, Legal Affairs Bureau, Judiciary Police and Public Security Forces Affairs Bureau. Paulo is also the co-author of the book “Studies on Macau Gaming Law” — the first English book that explains about the various gaming laws and regulations in Macau.