Professional Experience

  • Of-Counsel with Abreu Advogados since 2008
  • Senior Advisor of Eurogroup Consulting since 2008
  • Lecturer at University of Lisbon Law School (1983-1989), as well as at the Law Department of Livre University
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco Comercial Portuguese (2005-2007), and of several companies of its Group
  • Chairman of the Board of Guimarães Editores (2008)
  • Chairman of the Board of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Association of Publishers and Booksellers
  • Vice-President of the Portuguese Banking Association (2005-2007)
  • Member of the General and Supervisory Board of EDP (2006-2007)
  • Secretary of State for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and also the Government’s official speaker (XII Constitutional Government)
  • Representative of the Portuguese Government in the Program "Public Management" of OCDE
  • General Secretary of Livre University
  • Chairman of the Tax Comittee of "Nova Fórum"- Institute for Executives Education, Nova University Economics School
  • Member of the National Council of CIP - Portuguese Industry Confederation
  • Chairman of the Tax Comittee of Centralcer
  • Vice-President of TagusPark, S.A. General Assembly
  • Member of the Strategic Orientation of the Portuguese Catholic University Economic and Business Sciences School
  • Member of the Lisbon University General Council
  • Member of the Technological Plan Advisory Board
  • Member of Group Lena General Counsel
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Liz Cement Company (Brazil)
  • Member of the Academy of arts and letters
  • Author of several books and articles about Law, History, Political Science, Economics, Poetry and Painting


  • Law Degree, Lisbon University Law School (Legal and Political Sciences) and Livre University (Legal Sciences)
  • Doctorate in Legal History, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Business Strategy Program, INSEAD, Fontainebleau
  • Senior Management Program, AESE