1. Education: a) Hab.at theTechnical University of Lisbon, Portugal (1999); b) Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, USA (1994), c) Lc. at the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal (1982)
2. Research and outreach interests:
Natural Resources Management and Economics. Development of models, methods and decision support systems to address current challenges (e.g. climate change, multiple demands, collaborative needs, participatory concerns) faced by all actors involved in forest ecosystem management planning and land-use planning (e.g. non-industrial forest owners, the forest industry, the public administration and non-governmental organizations).
3. Teaching and coordination of academic degrees:
a) topics: Forest and Natural Resources Management and Economics. Forestry and Natural Resources Project Assessment and Analysis. Decision Methods in Forest Management Planning; b) Coordination: EMMC MEDfOR Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management