Graduated on Technical Engineering of Machines from Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, in 1978, and his first professional experience was as the head of production of Sociedade Comercial de Etiquetas B. Nascimento, Lda., between 1978 and 1981.
He was Director of Fábrica Nacional CITC, S.A. , in the sector of human food, between 1981 and 1996.
On the sector of animal feeding, he was Industrial Director and Member of the Executive Commitee of Saprogal Ibérica, between 1996 and 2001.
Since 2001, he is a consultant and advisor in the areas of Industrial Projects, Industrial Management and Quality in several companies in the sectors of animal feeding and human food.
He collaborates with INTERPEC in the execution and monitoring of international agroindustry projects in the area of Industrial Processing.