PhD in Economics and Business, from the European University of Madrid, with the theme “The efficiency of the Formal Forest Defense Process against Fires in Portugal”. He has two master’s degrees, from the same University, a University Master in International Security and Civil Protection Management and another in Master in Civil Security and Protection.

Coordinator of the Degree in Emergency Security Management and Civil Protection at Atlântica – University Institute and a teacher in several disciplines.

He has INEM certification for Emergency Ambulance Crew and a Postgraduate Degree in Security Management.
Councilor at the Seixal City Council – responsible for Civil Protection, Citizen Safety, Health and Drug Addiction, Social Action and Consumer Protection, between 1990 and 2006.

Municipal Civil Protection Coordinator at V.F.Xira Municipal Council and is a trainer in several training entities.

As a service to the public, his current role as Fire Commander of Paço de Arcos stands out, having served as Commander of the Grândola Volunteer Fire Department between 2010 and 2015, as Commander at the city’s Fire Station.

He has a permanent activity in the television world where he is a frequent commentator on topics of collective security and civil protection.

Advisor at the ANPC and the National Fire School, having also done work as a Senior Occupational Health, Safety and Hygiene Technician and also President of ASPROCIVIL.