Cristina Rodrigues is Associated Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal and University Agostinho Neto, Luanda, Angola. She graduated in Geology (1996) and obtained the PhD degree (2003) at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal. Is full member of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology-ICCP since 2003, the Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE since 1999, and AAPG Angola Chapter since 2013 (founding member). She works as consulting expert for different companies in diverse countries. Her main research domains are Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, Reservoir Modelling, Coalbed methane exploration, and CO2 geological storage.