Graduate in Law. Postgraduate in Hospital†Administration.†
In 1980 starts his career as Hospital Administrator at the Civil†Hospitals of†Lisbon, moving to Guimar„es Hospital in 1984.
In†1987 was appointed†representative of Southern Europe for the "Hubert Humphrey" Fulbright Program,†receiving training in several hospitals and health agencies†in the†USA and Canada. At the same time he studied in some†American universities in the areas of Hospital Administration and Public†Health, Continuing Quality Promotion,†Biomedical Engineering, Management Information†Systems, Public Administration and Industrial Relations.†He was awarded†by the US President,†Ronald Reagan by his achievements.
Since then, he played several senior management positions at the private and public sector in Portugal. At the Public sector he is appointed†General Director of Hospitals, General Director of Health,†President of the†Lisbon Health Region.
Visiting professor at several universities, also†developing consulting activities.†
Awarded the Gold Medal of the Portuguese Ministry†of Health for distinguished services in April†2015. Tribute professional of the year -†2015 by the Rotary Club.
Chairman of the Board†of Directors of the Hospital da Senhora da Oliveira, Guimar„es, EPE. Since†March 28, 2012 until July 17, 2018