Brief biography

Head of Division for Multilateral Relations in the Office of Planning, Strategy, Evaluation and International Relations of the Ministry of Finance and member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Investment Bank in Infrastructures, based in Beijing, China. From August 2018, Member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank, based in Manila, Philippines. Previously, he held positions at the European Investment Bank, the World Bank, the European Commission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Treasury and Public Debt Management Agency. PhD in economics from the ISEG-Lisbon School of Economics and Management at the University of Lisbon. Candidate level II of Chartered Financial Analyst® and executive program in negotiation by John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University. Researcher, guest speaker and author of several books on development finance, international trade and Direct Investment Abroad. Co-author of several scientific articles published in The World Economy, Applied Econometrics and International Development, and Portuguese Economic Journal.