Phd from the University of Illinois, in the United States of America. He has been a full professor at Nova SBE since 1995. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sociedade Ponto Verde. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lisbon Stock Exchange, director of Soporcel, Secretary of State for Treasury and Finance, governor (alternate) of the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Inter-American Development Bank. He teaches in the areas of Strategy and Value Creation. His research focuses on Strategy.