Master in Monetary and Financial Economics (ISEG), Master in International Relations and Politics (UCP) and holds the Certificate in Global Management (INSEAD). Degree in Economics from CATOLICA-LISBON, where he is Director of the Master in Finance, of the Executive Master in Management with a specialization in Finance and Control and several executive programs in the banking area. He was an executive board member of Banif Banco de Investimento, on behalf of Oitante, and Managing Partner of Rockbridge Advisers. Previously, he acted as director for Citigroup Global Markets, Portugal, and as bond strategist for ABN AMRO N.V.. He started his career in the Portuguese Treasury.