Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Safety and Health, awarded by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal. He conducted his postdoctoral research at the Laboratory of Safety and Hygiene at Work at the University of Pernambuco, Brazil. Currently he is working as the Health and Safety, Audited Standards and Quality Manager in one Medium Sized International Company, being responsible for plants in Ireland, Spain and the UK. He is a Member of the Editorial Board for the “International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Safety (IJOOES)”, and actively participating as a member of the scientific committee and reviewer for several international journals and conferences. He has published 3 books and more than 50 articles in international journals and conferences.