Professor of Finance & Economics at NOVA IMS Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Invited Professor at Université Paris-Dauphine PSL in Paris, France. He holds a PhD and BSc in Economics from the University of Évora and a MSc in Monetary in Financial Economics from ISEG Technical University of Lisbon. He is Director of the Postgraduate Program in Financial Markets and Risks and of the Postgraduate Program in Data Science for Finance. He is an Integrated Member of MagIC, NOVA IMS research and development center and integrated member of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Pensions Institute Scientific Experts Forum in Madrid, Spain and CEFAGE-UE. He Coordinates ORBio - Observatory of Biometric Risks of the Portuguese Life Insured Population, APS - Portuguese Insurers Association. His work is published in prestigious academic journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance; Expert Systems with Applications, Risk Management, Risks, Statistical Journal of the IAOS, Journal of Finance and Economics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, CESifo DICE Report - Journal for Institutional Comparisons, RISTI, MIT Press and World Bank books. He works as scientific consultant for national & international public (Statistics Portugal, Ministry of Finance; Ministry of Labour & Social Security) and private institutions (Insurance companies, Pension Funds Association, Social Benefits Issuers Association) on research topics such as Longevity risk management, Ageing & social protection systems reform and sustainability, retirement & saving schemes, credit risk management. He integrated as an external member the Inter-ministerial Commission for the Reform of the Social Security System in Portugal.