Vice President of Observatory for Security, Organized Crime and Terrorism

Assistant Professor in International Economics from the Technical University of Lisbon, associate professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences and a visiting professor at the University Lusíada. He graduated in Economics from the Higher Institute of Economics and Finance since 1974, and Ph.D. from the University Lusiada since 2004.
Co-founder of the Social Democratic Youth, in 1974, was the first president of that structure (designated at the time by the Secretary-General), until 1976. He was a deputy to the National Assembly, elected by the PSD, 1976-1980, and elected by the Socialist Party from 1983 to 1985.