Born in Portugal, he is an International Relations Graduate in Lisbon and Rome.
He worked for the International Commerce Department of two multinational construction companies while enjoying his passion for diving. After going trough certification process, he turned into a professional diver, working at the shores of Portugal. As a compulsive traveller, he explored Europe, Africa, Siberia, Mongolia, China and Latin America. At Costa Rica he worked as a diver, guided in Colombia, Venezuela and Chile, where he also worked for the UK based NGO Ralleigh International as a photographer. He had enjoyed outdoor sports all his life. He is fluent in english, french, italian, spanish and portuguese.