He is Auxiliary Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and a researcher in the Financial and Monetary Study group. He has a Degree in Informatics Engineering from the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra. He holds a Master’s Degree in Financial Economics from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and a Doctorate in Business Management and Organization – Organisational Systems Science from the same Faculty. He is the author or co-author of several articles in peer-reviewed journals and of conference minutes. He has also done peer-reviews of articles published in national and international journals.