Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party
Former Mayor of Portalegre. Former Secretary of State for Agricultural Structuring, VIII Constitutional Government. Former Regional Director of Agriculture, inner Beira.
Town Councillor, Portalegre. President, Portalegre Social Democratic Party District Juridical Council. Deputy, Asembly of the Republic, since 1987.
Member, Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture. Co-ordinator for Agriculture, Social Democratic Party Parliamentary Group. Member, Committee for Contact with the Spanish Parliament.
Former Civil Servant, Directorate General for Forests, Agricultural expert.