Born in Vila Verde (Portugal) in 1985. She is graduated in Geography and Planning (Universidade do Minho, 2007) and holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management and Land Planning (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, 2012).
Has a specialization in Planning and Geography Information Systems (ADRAVE - Agência Regional de Desenvolvimento do Vale do Ave, 2008) and holds a post-graduation in Land Planning and Management (Universidade do Minho, 2009).
After a professional traineeship in Simbiente, she integrated its staff in 2008, collaborating since then in projects regarding to water planning and management, land planning and ecosystems management and valorisation. She also collaborating in the same expertise fields in Simbiente Azores since 2009.