Bachelor's degree in Law. Postgraduate degree in Public Management and Control. Specialization courses in Senior Management and Strategic Management. Inspector-General of Finance, President of the Coordinating Council of the Internal Control System of the State. Financial Administration, and Advisor to the Corruption Prevention Council since 2015. President of the Audit Board of SCML (Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa). Member of the Advisory Council of Foundations. Consultant at the Instituto Superior Técnico from 1998 to 2015. Arbitrator at the Administrative Arbitration Center (CAAD), under the auspices of the Superior Council of Administrative and Tax Courts. Chief Auditor of the Court of Auditors from 2009 to 2014. Chief Inspector of Finance from 2002 to 2008. Advisor to the Secretary of State for Treasury and Finance of the XIV Constitutional Government and the Secretaries of State for Fiscal Affairs of the XV and XVI Constitutional Governments. Chairman of the General Assembly of public companies. Representative of the Ministry of Finance in interministerial committees and General Assemblies of public companies. Representative of IGF-Authority for Audit in Committees on financial resources of the European Commission and in meetings of audit authorities in the field of control of European funds. Member of the Commission for the preparation of the General Tax Law project and of working groups in the areas of taxation, credit securitization, combating abusive tax planning, and economic, financial, and tax crime. Speaker at seminars and conferences, both nationally and internationally. Author of studies on audit, public finance, and taxation, with emphasis on the "Study on the tax effects of the Concordat between the Holy See and the Portuguese State," requested by the Minister of Finance of the XVI Constitutional Government. Commendations from the President of the Court of Auditors, the Minister of Finance of the XIII Constitutional Government, the Secretary of State for Treasury and Finance of the XIV Constitutional Government, and the Secretaries of State for Fiscal Affairs of the XV and XVI Constitutional Governments.