Has been working in the Foresight/Scenarios, Strategy and Innovation fields for the past 16 years with different responsibilities. Founder and Executive Director of ALVA Research and Consulting. Invited Associate Professor in IST - Instituto Superior Técnico ("Scenario Analysis") and ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management (courses: "Strategy and Foresight"; "Competitive Intelligence") and responsible for several other Foresight courses in Masters Programmes and executive training seminars in ISEG-IDEFE (UL). PhD in Management Sciences at the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3. Graduated in Economics (FEP-Porto), Master of Arts in European Economic Studies (College of Europe - Bruges) and Master in Strategy (ISCSP - Lisbon). Previously Director of the Department of Strategies and Economic Analysis of the Portuguese Environment Agency, Rapporteur for the Portuguese Green Growth Commitment, Director of the Department of Innovation and Strategic Sectors of the Lisbon City Council, and Director of the Strategic Foresight Unit of the Portuguese Department of Foresight and Planning.