Cert Business Management, Institute Superior de Novas Profissoes, Lisbon, 1972. Diploma in architecture, Higher School Fine Arts, Lisbon (Portugal) University, 1974.
Architect trainee, Ministério do Ultramar, Lisbon, 1972-1973;
computer programmer, systems analyst, Center Mecanografico de Exercito, Lisbon, 1973-1975;
private practice architecture, Macau, since 1975. Private practice business manager, consultant, Macau, since 1981. Private practice accountant, Macau, since 1981.
Managing partner General Society Commerce and Industry Ltd., Macau, since 1983.
President Macau Red Cross, 1990—2001. Vice president Portugese National Red Cross, since 2003. Member Santa Casa de Misericordia, Macau, since 1980.
With Portuguese Army, 1973-1975. Member OFAP Crg. Families Asia and the Pacific. (president)Geography Society Lisbon, Macau Association Architects (founder, charter, president 2007-2009), Portuguese Association Accts.-Macau (founder, chairman general meeting, 1989-1997), Macau Management Association (charter, life, advisor since 1985), Association Portuguese Architects, Portuguese Association Marketing, Portuguese Association Quality Control, Alliance Francaise Macao (charter), Tenis Civil Club (president 1976-1977), Skal, PATA (treasurer Macau chapter 1983-1984), Elos Club (charter), Rotary (district governor 1985-1986, group leader international assembly 1991), International Federation Non Government Organisations Drug and Substance Abuse (president 2007-2009).
Married Maria de Fatima da Costa Azevedo, September 14, 1975. Children: Edith Azevedo, Alexandra Azevedo, Filipa Azevedo.