For 30 years Teresa has been working in the mining sector, with an interruption of 13 years work in civil construction industry. She started as a mining engineer at SOMINCOR, Neves Corvo mine (copper and tin) in 1987. She left in 1993 and went to NSBE for an MBA. In 1996 she went to BERALT TIN & WOLFRAM, Panasqueira Mine (wolfram, tin and copper mine) where she became Ore Treatment Plant Manager. In 1998 she went entered civil construction area. In 2011 she decides to start an independent career and for one year she developed some knowledge on Angola diamond exploration in a Portuguese mining consultancy company, SINESE. From 2012 to 2015 she collaborated with EnviEstudos as a mining consultant for mine closure plans. Since May 2016 she has integrated the research team of SOCIUS/CSG (Research Centre in Economic and Organizational Sociology/ Research in Social Sciences and Management) at ISEG. Since September 2014 she has been appointed by Ordem dos Engenheiros de Portugal as representative for Portuguese government Manufacturing and Extractive Industries Working Group (GTTITE) within Coligação Crescimento Verde (Portugal Green Growth Commitment). Since November 2014 Teresa has been working on her PhD project related to mine brownfield sustainable redevelopment, aiming to understand the nature and development of the relationships established between organizations and its key stakeholders within the realm of corporate social responsibility communication. Her academic research focuses mainly on stakeholder management and stakeholder relationships within corporate social responsibility communication.