Founder and the president of Intellectual Capital Association (ICAA) and is leading the ICLab – Intellectual Capital Research Center. She holds a PhD in Social Sciences, Organizational Behavior Studies from the Technical University of Lisbon (Portugal). She is a guest professor in Post-Graduate courses at the ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and in several other higher education institutions. She was a researcher at FCT - UNL in the area of social impacts of additive manufacturing and, currently, she is a researcher at DINÂMIA'CET – IUL, Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies and of the Research Centre for History and Science, Prof. Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão. Her main research interests are: Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management, Sustainability, Measuring of Intangibles and Innovation. She has published more than 30 academic articles and book chapters. She has also been an active participant in the press, where she has published more than 200 articles of opinion on issues of economic and social actuality, and she has developed a scoring framework for auditing the management of intellectual capital.
Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Economy in ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon University Institute) and Director of DINAMIA'CET, where he coordinates the research line "Cities and territories". Economist, PhD in Urban and Regional Planning, has worked mainly in the areas of cultural economics, territorial development and planning, focusing on his recent research, among other aspects, the role of cultural activities in territorial development, the relations of creative dynamics with territories, or local development promotion strategies. Has collaborated on several projects, particularly in the areas of planning, regional/local development and cultural activities.