Licenciatura in Economics (Univ. Porto, Portugal) (1987) with the Award Foundation António de Almeida for achieving the highest final grade, MBA (INSEAD, France) (1990). PhD in Accounting and Finance (Lancaster Univ., UK) (1999). Assistant Professor of Finance (FEP-Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, and Porto Business School, University of Porto, Portugal). Guest Lecturer at Gisma Business School (Berlin and Hannover, Germany) and Kozminski University (Warsaw, Poland). Associate Researcher (CEF.UP Research Center for Economics and Finance at the Univ. Porto). Vice-Dean, Porto Business School (2009-2015). Magellan MBA Director (2002-2015) at Porto Business School. Director of the Master in Finance at FEP (since 2019). Non-Executive Independent Board Director (2008-2018) at Martifer SGPS, a listed company on the Euronext NYSE Lisbon Stock Exchange. Non-Executive Independent Board Member and Chairman of the Auditing Committee at IFD-Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento, Portugal’s state-owned Development Bank (since 2018). Assistant Director, M&A at BPI-Banco Português de Investimento (1990-1993). Financial Analyst at CISF (1987-1989).
Has published papers in Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, European Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Markets, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Banking Regulation, International Journal of Economic Law, Research in International Business and Finance, European Business Review, International Review of Financial Analysis, Eurasian Business Review and Business Research Quarterly. Has also published several books on financial topics including: Cálculo Financeiro Aplicado (2019); Dividendos e Recompra de Acções – Da Teoria à Prática (2012); Análise de Rácios Financeiros (1995); Análise do Cash-Flow das Empresas (1993). Has supervised Master Dissertations in Finance than won twice (in 2008 and 2016) the José Luis Sapateiro award for the best national Master Dissertation in Finance, awarded by the Portuguese Securities and Exchange Commission (CMVM).
Corporate governance, corporate finance, dividend policy, earnings management, banking, M&A.