Born in Porto (Portugal) in 1980. She is graduated in Microbiology (Portuguese Catholic University, 2003), and holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering (University of Porto, 2009).
She was researcher from Engineering Faculty of University of Porto from 2004 to 2009, working in research projects regarding to water management, hydrology and hydraulic modelling and environmental monitoring.
She is doing a professional traineeship in Simbiente since 2010, working in projects regarding to water management plans, hydrology and hydraulic studies and environmental risks assessment. She also works in the same expertise fields in Simbiente Azores.