PhD in Management from the University of Cambridge and Master in HIV/AIDS from the University of Barcelona. Holds an undergraduate degree in Medicine from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Assistant Professor of the Health Sciences Faculty, University of Beira Interior, where he teaches the Seminar on Leadership and Management for medical students. Specialist in General Medicine at Fernando Fonseca Hospital. Board President of SPMP - Shared Services of the Ministry of Health, EPE. Coordinator of executive programs in the Health area at CATÓLICA-LISBON, where he is a Invited Assistant Professor.