Since 1989, he has assumed several responsibilities throughout his professional career of 30 years, being his last position as Director and Customer Ombudsman. He was Deputy Director of the Audit and Inspection Department and head of the IT Audit Office at a national Bank. Among other areas where he took on management responsibility, Project Leader was highlighted in several computer and organizational projects that were transversal to the operation of the Banking Institution and information security.
In terms of his academic career, he graduated in History in 1998 and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Portuguese Studies (History) in 2005, both at the Open University. He obtained a Master's Degree in Contemporary History from the Open University in 2013 (Military History), at the time he presented his dissertation on "The Portuguese in the Great War; An experience of combat and captivity”.
He is currently working as an integrated researcher in the Economics, Society, Heritage and Innovation group at the Institute of Contemporary History of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon (NOVA), where he develops his doctoral thesis in the area of Military History with the theme: “Portugal and the Naval Blocked in the Great War, a lesson learned and forgotten" and as an associate researcher, Naval Research Center, Naval School (Portuguese Navy), where he follows the line of research in Naval History with the theme: "The Naval Blockade and The Armada”.
Since 2006, he has developed a research website specialized in Military and Naval History of Portugal, "Momentos de História", regularly participates in congresses and seminars in the field of military matters (Army and Navy), collaborating with the Military University Institute (Portuguese Army) since 2016 as a jury of examinations.