CEO /Project Manager
Born in Lisbon (Portugal) in 1977. He is graduated in Environmental Engineering (New University of Lisbon, 2001) and worked for this institution as engineering consultant from 1998 to 2001 (mainly on remote sensing and water management projects).
After some consultant activity for private and public entities, he was researcher on University of Minho since 2002 to 2008, collaborating (with coordination responsibilities) on projects related to waste, water and wastewater management, contaminated areas, environmental and sustainability reporting, environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment and sustainability indicators/indexes systems.
He founded Simbiente in 2004, Simbiente Azores in 2009 and Simbiente Chile in 2011, working as CEO and Project Manager on these companies since then.
He was member of the National Advisory Group (NAG) of the Train to LA21 project (Training the Facilitators for Local Agenda 21 Implementation) from 2004 to 2007. Currently, besides lecture activities in some universities, he is Coordinator of the North Environmental Engineering College of the Portuguese Engineers Association, member of the Auditors Council of the Portuguese Society of Environmental Simulation and Risk Assessment and Vice-President of the Engineering for Development and Humanitarian Assistance.