Сivil engineering degree, Institute Superior Ténico, Lisbon, 1936.
Public functionary Ministry Public Works, Portugal, 1939-1945. With Water and Wastewater Planner, Portugal, 1945-1973. Founder, director Drena-Consulting Engineers, Portugal, since 1973.
President Public Works Council-Water and Drainage, Lisbon, since 1990.
Lieutenant Portugal Army, 1942-1943. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life). Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Water Environmental Federation, International Association Water Quality, American Water Works Association, Rotary (president 1992-1993).
Married Maria Duarte, December 1971 (deceased January 1987). Married Mami Celestino da Costa, June 29, 1988 (deceased October 1989).