Doctorate in History, in the specialty of Art History, from Universidade de Coimbra. He is Invicted Lecturer at Nova SBE. Currently, he is director of Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Previously, he was director of Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (MNAA), Lisbon. Due to his duties and functions, he has a vast experience in coordination, management and programming and exercises as coordenator of the Master program of Management and Cultural Programming at Faculdade de Letras of Universidade de Coimbra. He is lecturer in the fields of Cultural Management and Heritage.