Graduated in 1987 in Hotel Management by Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Porto with a postgraduate degree in Hotel Management by Centre International de Glion. Master in Marketing by ISCTE-IUL in 2015. Since 1991 he is a professor of Hotel Management subjects in several Hotel Schools and Universities.
He is the author of the book Manual de Gestão de Alimentação e Bebidas (Edições Cetop, 2002) and has held management positions in leading hotel groups in Portugal since 1990. Since 2016, he is Managing Director of DHM - Discovery Hotel Management.