PhD in International Policy and Conflict Resolution in 2013 at the University of Coimbra, his Master’s Degree in International Legal Sciences in 2006 at the University of Lisbon and his Law Degree in 2002 at the University of Coimbra.
He is the Director of International Law Services (Legal Affairs Department) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former Legal Adviser to the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General for Legal Affairs (UN OLA/OLC).
He is a guest lecturer at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Former guest lecturer at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa and lecturer at the Universidade Aberta.
Author of several publications and communications in the areas of International Law and International Relations.