PhD in Economics from the Technical University of Lisbon, MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics and a Degree in Economics. Is a University lecturer since 1994, with the responsibility of teaching at undergraduate and master degrees in the financial and economical area. In addition to the teaching activity at Universidade Portucalense, is responsible for two curricular units of the MSc in Economics and Management at the University of Aveiro and has taught courses in the area of finance in undergraduate courses or postgraduate courses at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, ISVOUGA, UTAD and CESPU. It develops research activities in the financial - capital structure, markets and financial products, etc. - and tourism area - factors of satisfaction, hospitality, etc. – having published works in several national and international scientific journals.