PhD in Political Sciences (ICS, University of Lisbon); master in Financial and Monetary Economy (ISEG) and in Political Sciences and International Relations (UCP), holding the Certificate in Global Management (INSEAD). Bachelor degree in Economics by CATÓLICA-LISBON, where he is the director of the Master in Finance from the Executive Master in Management with a specialization in Finance and Control and several programs in the banking area. Currently he works as non-executive administrator in Interbolsa (Euronext Group) He was administrator in Banif Bank of Investment, from Oitante, and Managing Partner of Rockbride Advisers. Previously, he worked as director of Citigroup Global Markets, Sucursal in Portugal, and as finance analyst and Bond Strategist at ABN AMRO Bank, N.V. He started his career as advanced technician at the Office of Monetary and Financial Studies of the Directorate General of the Treasury.