He has a PhD in International Relations (Specialty: Security Studies and Strategy) from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations (Specialty: Area Political Studies) from the New University of Lisbon.
He is a National Defense Auditor for the Institut des Hautes Études de Défense Nationale (IHEDN), Paris.
He is a member of the Euromed-IHEDN Auditors Association, France.
He is a member of the Security, Organised Crime and Terrorism Observatory (OSCOT).
He is Vice President of the Islamic World Observatory. He is an article writer for The International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs.