Biologist, specialized in Ecology (FCUL), co-founder of NBI – Natural Business Intelligence, a start-up founded in march 2020, specialized in biodiversity, ecosystem services, natural capital and bioeconomy. Also works as Ecosystem Manager at Esporão (since 2016). Lecturer at postgraduate courses in Sustainability Management at IDEFE/ISEG (since 2018). Scientific Advisor in the Working Group for the implementation of an R&D agenda for the Wines of Alentejo.
He co-founded AmBioDiv – Valor Natural, the first biodiversity management start-up in Portugal (2005-2010). Collaborated with WWF on the “New Generation Plantations” and “HABEaS-Hotspot Areas for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” projects and was part of the nuclear team of the ‘Earth Condominium’ and ‘Green Cork’ projects, coordinated by Quercus (2011-2013). He joined ISG Business and Economics School as Sustainability Manager (2011-2014). Post graduated in Geography and Spatial Planning (FCSH-NOVA, 2011-2014) and Strategy and Management (IST-UL, 2014-2015). Developed a career as a senior advisor in agroecology, biodiversity, ecosystem services and sustainability, highlighting the pilot study evaluating ecosystem services in bathing areas with the Blue Flag Association of Europe (2012-2017). Also was part of the founding team as Sustainability Director of Sun Concept – Solar Boat Builders, a start-up dedicated to the construction of electric solar boats (2015-2017).