Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party
Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, since 1978. Member, Planning Committee, General Junta. President, Madeira Tourist Board.
Regional Secretary for Education and Culture, Regional Government of Madeira. Member, Consultative Council, Portuguese Television. Adviser to the Government of Madeira.
Adviser to Portuguese Ministers of Education, 1981-1987. Secretary, Council of Portuguese Communities. Member, Permanent Council of Madeiran Communities.
Secondary school teacher, Funchal. Lecturer, Universities of Budapest, Ciermont-Femand, and Bretagne. Member, Committee on Higher and University Education in Madeira.
Adviser, Regional Government of Madeira.