Research fellow at Institute of Public Policy Thomas Jefferson-Correia da Serra.
His PhD research and additional publications have focused on the development and reform of Social Security systems.
He has worked as the Senior Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Social Solidarity of East Timor, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of the first public pension scheme in the country (2010-2012).
Subsequently, as Attaché for Cooperation in the Embassy of Portugal in East Timor, he was also involved in political dialogue process, being in charge of the cooperation representation and management (2012-2015).
Currently, he is the coordinator of the project “A Pension System for the Future” led by the Institute of Public Policy and Cidadania Social, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and is teaching Public Social Policy at INA.