With more than 18 years of Information Systems Professional Services experience, particularly in areas related with Governance, Risk, Control, Audit, Information Security & Privacy and Digital Transformation. Started his career at Deloitte Consulting, worked for Information Risk Management area at KPMG Portugal and for Enterprise Risk Services area at Deloitte Portugal. In 2012 he founded GOVaaS – Governance Advisors as-a-service, where he is currently Senior Advisor, and since then devoted enthusiastically to advising, teaching and training professionals and Organizations in Portugal, Angola, Brazil and Mozambique. Currently he actively collaborates with an ecosystem of local and international partners, particularly IDC Portugal where since 2015 he is Leading Executive Senior Advisor for Digital Transformation, Governance, Strategy and Security related areas.
He has a 5 years degree in Management and Computer Science, an Executive Program in Project Management and he’s certified in PMP®, CISA®, CGEIT®, CRISC™, COBIT® 5/2019 Foundation, ITIL® v3 Foundation, ISO/IEC 27001 LA and LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator.
He teaches in different Masters, MBAs and Executive Programs in some of the most prominent Portuguese universities, he’s the founder and President of the ISACA Lisbon Chapter, member of several professional associations and keynote speaker at various conferences and seminars. In 2019 he was selected as the recipient of the ISACA John Kuyers Award for Best Speaker “For leading multiple outstanding COBIT® 5 workshops at ISACA International conferences and for contributions in sharing knowledge at ISACA events”.