Resumo CV

Father-of-three, friend, social scientist, poet, manager, DJ, long-distance runner. Deeply interested in exploring contemporary innovation, labour relations and organizational development processes, and discussing its social, organizational and individual implications. Work and Organizational Psychology MSc (University of Coimbra, 2003), Work Sociology MSc (ISCTE-IUL, 2007), Sociology Phd (ISCTE-IUL, 2018). Participation in multiple research projects, covering topics such as the Portuguese industrial relations system evolution; organizational change practices; innovation, growth and flexible work arrangements impacts; identification and identity changes in different professional communities and organizational settings. +15 years of work experience partnering in a variety of organizations, really caring about happiness at work and qualified employment creation. Experience as researcher, consultant and practitioner in diverse industries, private and public, small, local, nascent, to large, global, multicultural, fast-scaled, mature businesses (e.g., Deloitte, GMS Consulting, VP Consulting, MyChange, Critical Software, IT Grow, Uniplaces, Brighten Consulting, Talkdesk, Exclaimer). Direct contribution for the creation of +1500 qualified new jobs and academy-industry knowledge transfer structures (e.g., IT Grow, Uniplaces, Talkdesk). Former DJ (, blogging since 2006 ( As practitioner, often told as being and acting differently from other "managers" or “HR persons”, more like “a poet that does management”. As researcher, still trying to handle and contain a reputation for verbosity. Aiming to keep researching strategies and processes that drive people, innovation and labour relations development, contributing to academy-industry dialogue, and applied knowledge and theoretical advancement in these domains.

Qualificações Académicas
Universidade/Instituição Tipo Curso Período
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Portugal - Lisboa
Doutoramento Sociology 2014 - 2018
Mestrado Sociologia do Trabalho, das Organizações e do Emprego 2006 - 2007
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Portugal - Lisboa
Mestrado Integrado Sociology 2005 - 2007
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação
Portugal - Coimbra
Licenciatura Psychology 1998 - 2003
Áreas de Investigação
Global Division of Work and Geopolitics of Production
Digital-first Economies and Knowledge Commodification
Flexible Work and Employment Arrangements
Organizational Development
Global Work, Careers and Mobility
Temporary Organizations
Project-based Work and Liminarity
Identities at work and Social Cognition
Workplace Nudging
Human Resources Management Practices
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Social Research Methods