He concluded his PhD in 2007 in Industrial Engineering at the New University of Lisbon and he is currently professor of Industrial Engineering in the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon (ISEL), where he now holds assistant professor position. He is member of several national and international associations, e.g. he is co-founder of SOCOLNET (Society of Collaborative Networks), member of IFAC – International Federation of Automatic Control at TC5.3 Enterprise Integration & Networking, member of ISO/TC 258 - Project, programme and portfolio management, member of ISO/TC 262 -Risk management, and member of INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication. As researcher, he has been involved in several European research projects in the area of collaborative networks and logistics. He is member of the editorial board of several international Journals in the area of. Industrial Engineering. He has been involved in the organization and program committees of several national and international conferences. He has been invited by editors of several international journals to review manuscripts. He has more than 100 publications in books, journals and conferences proceedings in the area of collaborative networked organisations, Logistics, project management, quality management, open-Innovation, lean management.