He is Auxiliary Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, where he teaches subjects related to informatics, operational research and decision analysis. He is also a researcher at the INESC Coimbra and was part of faculty management between 2001 and 2006. He has a Degree in Informatic Engineering and a Doctorate in Businesses Organization and Management from the University of Coimbra, where he has devoted his research to the problems of multicriteria assessment and performance assessment. He is the author of several methodologies and systems that support decision-making. He is the author of twenty articles published in international scientific journals such as Computers and Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, Group Decision and Negotiation and Journal of the Operational Research Society.