Assistant professor at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. He is also visiting professor at the ISCTE-IUL and ORT University in Uruguay. Integrated researcher at OBSERVARE. International policy commentator for Antena 1 and RTP. President of the Chamber of Commerce Portugal – South Atlantic and consultant for the internationalization of companies in Latin American markets.
PhD in International Relations from the University of Coimbra, with the thesis “Centripetal and centrifugal nationalisms and conflicts: the Spanish case” (2013). Diploma of Advanced Studies in International Politics and Conflict Resolution (2007) and degree in International Relations from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (2005).
He was researcher at the University of Deusto (2008/2009), under the European Doctorate Enhancement in Peace and Conflict Studies (EDEN) and PhD scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (2008-2011); research assistant at the Institute for Strategic and International Studies (2006-2007); and intern at the National Defense Institute (2005).