Professor Adjunto in the School of Tourism and Hospitality, Polytechnic Institute of Guarda.
PhD in Tourism from the University of Aveiro.
Director of the Master in Management and Sustainability in Tourism of the Degree in Tourism and Leisure.
Integrated Member of the Tourism Research Group (CiTUR), ESTM/Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Collaborator Member of the Research Unit - Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policy (GOVCOPP), University of Aveiro, in the Research Group Tourism and Development.
Member of the Polytechnic and University CAE´s of A3ES for the evaluation and accreditation process of Tourism HE courses.
Collaborates with several HEIs in the area of Tourism, including UA (DEGEIT), IPLeiria (ESTM), IPC (ESEC) e IPP (ESEIG).
Has several articles in the area of education and training in Tourism and planning and tourism development, as presented communications in various types of technical and scientific national and international events.