Graduated in History-Archeology (2001) at the University of Lisbon, post-graduated in Theory and Methods of Archeology (2005) and doctorate in Prehistoric Archeology (2010) at the University of Algarve.
Was awarded with several scholarships and provided services to the community, totaling more than half a million euros. Has more than a hundred scientific publications and presentations at international congresses. Reviewer of high impact international journals, funding agencies and scientific consultant for international publications and business projects. Co-organizer of several international congresses and sessions in scientific meetings. Teacher since 2011 in classes of Prehistory, Heritage Management and Project Management. Advisor of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral theses, and jury of academic tests.
His research focuses on the adaptations of European and African hunter-gatherers to the environmental changes of the past, through the study of raw materials, the production of tools and experimental archeology, including the development of prototypes.
Since 2001 has been a director, co-director and collaborator of several research projects in Prehistory, and regularly invited to cooperate on projects in Portugal, Spain and Africa. He has several training courses in laboratory equipment, Geographic Information Systems, Speleology, Statistics, Assertive Communication, Leadership, Team Management, Personal Development and is Coach with an International Certificate.