-Degree in Germanic Philology at Faculdade de Letras, University of Lisbon.
-Experience as a Press Officer for the Portuguese Government from 1974 to 1992
working with the foreign press; also translator and interpreter.
-Since 1993 working as a freelance Translator & Interpreter in London with
assignments in Courts, solicitors' offices, Social Services, hospitals etc.
-In 2002, translation of the book "You Are Too Kind", by Richard Stengel, into Portuguese