PhD in Management/Thesis on Tourism from UBI, Master in Management from UTAD, where he completed his undergraduate course in Tourism.
Chair of the Technical-Scientific Board of ISAL, Scientific Coordinator of new Research Centre ISAL, Director of the degree in Tourism, Assistant Director of the degree in Management, Coordinator of the line of research ‘Competitiveness, Innovation and Entrepreneurship’, Integrated Member of the NECE-UBI and Collaborator of CITUR, both funded by FCT. His research focuses on the fields of Competitiveness, Strategy, Tourism Events, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation. He is the author of several scientific publications indexed in the Web of Science, ISI and SCOPUS, and he collaborated with several international authors.
He is an editorial member of several scientific journals, namely Management Decision, and a scientific reviewer of more than 17 scientific journals indexed in WoS, in the Management, Hospitality and Tourism fields. He has recently published 2 books, one by IGI Global and the other by Palgrave Macmillan. Moreover, he acquired 4 years of practical experience in the banking sector, and approximately 10 years of experience in the field of Tourism and Hospitality. He was the Chair of the 5th Edition of Regional Helix 2020 – International Conference in Regional Competitiveness, Tourism Innovation and Knowledge Transfer – ISAL.