Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party
Founder Member, Nucleus of Social Democratic Students, Camoes Secondary School. Vice-President, Students Association, Camoes Secondary School. Vice-President, Lisbon District Political Committee, Young Social Democrats, 1982-1985.
Member, Assembly of Representatives and Student Association, Higher Institute of Engineering, Lisbon University, Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, 1985-1987 and since 1987. Town Councillor, Laires. Civil Engineer and Technical Adviser.