Has been working in the Foresight, Strategy and Innovation fields for the past 15 years with different responsibilities. Owner of ALVA Research and Consulting. PhD in Management Sciences at the Univ. Jean Moulin Lyon 3 with a thesis about the relation between Scenarios and Visions (between Possibility and Wish). Experience in the coordination of processes and workshops in Strategic Foresight methods, Scenarios and Trend Analysis. Graduated in Economics (FEP-Porto), MA in European Economic Studies (College of Europe - Bruges) and Master in Strategy (ISCSP - Lisbon). Collaborates, as a researcher, with CEG-IST (UL) and IHC (FCSH, UNL). Invited Associate Professor in ISEG (courses: "Strategy and Foresight"; "Competitive Intelligence"). Previously Director of the Department of Strategies and Economic Analysis of the Portuguese Environment Agency, Rapporteur for the Portuguese Green Growth Commitment, Director of the Department of Innovation and Strategic Sectors of the Lisbon City Council, and Director of the Strategic Foresight Unit of the Portuguese Department of Foresight and Planning.