Born in Lisbon, living in the city of Viseu for 40 years, with Academic Background Industrial Course, attending ISEL in Lisbon, and sales and management courses. He was a member of the Army and Navy in the 70’s. He then worked several years designing steel structures and Civil Construction Designer. Joined Soima Cranes in 1983 to be a salesman and become Commercial Director, working in the export sector, namely Spain and several countries, across the world. Despite his retirement, he is still cooperating with the company in the commercial and logistics department in several countries in Latin America and others Spanish speaking countries as well as Portuguese market.