Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, since 1987. President, Salvaterra de Magos Municipal Assembly. Member, Committee on Economy, Finance and Planning.
Member, Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Authorities and the Environment. Economist; former University Lecturer, Higher Institute of Economics. Former Financial Director and Consultant Economist of various companies.
President, Co-operative for Economical Housing, Salvaterra de Magos. Director General, Centre for Municipal and Local Action Studies, Antero de Quental.