He is a lecturer at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG) and an integrated researcher at CEsA/CSG/ISEG/ULisboa. He took his Aggregation exams at the University of Aveiro in Management with specialisation in Tourism. He has a PhD in Economics with specialization in Tourism from ISEG/ULisboa. He has published several books: from Statistics to Scientific Methodology and also on issues related to the Sustainable Development process of small island economies. He has participated assiduously in several scientific events (seminars and conferences) abroad and in Portugal mainly related to Economics, Marketing and Tourism. She has scientific competencies especially in the area of Economics and Tourism. He teaches several curricular units in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle. He has coordinated numerous MSc and PhD dissertations in public and private university institutions. He has been invited by the main university institutions to be the author of dissertations and theses. He has participated in international research projects by CEsA/CSG/ISEG/ULisboa and other Institutions in Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Czech Republic and Cape Verde. In scientific terms he has dozens of international and national articles published abroad in renowned scientific journals especially in the areas of tourism marketing and sustainable development and the effects of tourism on the economy as a development tool. At the same time he is an international consultant having participated in several projects for the Government of Cape Verde and in the study of the location of the new Lisbon airport among many others.