Degree in Economic, University Nova, Lisbon, 1985. Master of Business Administration, University Nova, Lisbon, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, City University Business School, London, 1994.
Assistant professor University Nova, 1994—2001, associate professor, since 2001. Member advisory board European Capital Markets Institute, Brussels, 1996—2004. Executive director, board member Redes Energéticas Nacionais, Lisbon, 2004—2007.
President Fundo de Sindicação Capital de Risco, since 2004. Member strategic, advisory board Real Change - Venture Fund, Porto, Portugal, since 2005. Director, board member Xisvending, SA, Lisbon, since 2007.
Representative director Portugal Venture Valuation, Zurich, Switzerland, since 2007. Senior advisor Profit Technologies, Inc., Huntersville, North Carolina, since 2007. Director executive education University Nova, 2000—2001, director Master of Business Administration program, 2002—2004, director post-graduate finance program, since 2004.
Consultant Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Portugal, 2000—2001, Minister Economy, Portugal, 2002—2004.
Member of European Association University Teachers Banking and Finance (member executive committee 1999).
Married Paula Cristina Antão, March 30, 1996. 1 child Miguel Soares.