She holds a PhD in Economics from the Paris-Dauphine University and ISEG-UL since 2010, a Master's Degree in Monetary and Financial Economics from the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (2002) and Management from the Universidade de Lisboa, and a Diploma in Economics from ISCTE (1998). She is a member of the CEsA - Center for African, Asian and Latin American Studies/CSG - Research in Social Sciences and Management at ISEG, having been an Assistant Professor of Economics and Management in the Atlantic University since 2010. She was a guest lecturer at other universities: ISEG/Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (2014 and 2016) and Paris-Dauphine University (2015), respectively, teaching macroeconomics and markets and insurance products. From 2001 to 2004, she was a consultant at Ernst Young (EY). He is also a member of the Order of Economists and the Order of Certified Accountants.