Doctoral degree in Economics (1991, Catholic University of Portugal) and a master’s in economics (1988, New University Lisboa), after undergraduate studies at the Catholic University of Portugal (1977-1982). Currently, he serves as member of the Board of ICP-Anacom, Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (the National Communications Authority). Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of Portugal where he teaches Public Policy, Regulation & Competition and Telecommunications and co-coordinates the Masters on Law and Business. Previous positions include having served as as member of the Board of ICP-Anacom, Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (the National Communications Authority), vice-president of Instituto Nacional da Aviação Civil (Portuguese Civil Aviation Authority) (2007-2011), representative of the Portuguese Government at the Council of Eurocontrol (2011) and member of the Board of ICP and ICP-Anacom (1996 – 2002). At the Catholic University, he has been director of the Centre for Applied Studies (2005-2007), coordinator of the Executive Program on Economics of Regulation and Competition (2003-2007) and member of the Board of directors of the MBA Program (1991-1993). Author of several books and papers on Economic Regulation and Industrial Policy.