Integrating Ecosystem Services on Flood Risk Management
Supervisors: Philip Amis and Dan Van der Horst
I am a Portuguese Urban Planner and my research interests falls in the broad fields of Food Risk Management and Ecosystem Services. I have comprehensive experience on Spatial Planning and Environmental Management, holding a MSc in Architecture (6years grad.) and a MSc in Planning and Project of the Urban Environment (2 years grad.). I have fifteen years of international experience, developing my professional activity in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia. I have started my professional career working with Paulo Mendes da Rocha (Pritzker laureate and Mies Van der Rohe prize) in São Paulo, Brazil. In 1998 I was awarded with a scholarship of the Oriente Foundation (Fundação Oriente) for a research project in Goa, India. In 2000 I established the Portuguese company MBS Architecture and Urban Design Ltd in Portugal and remained as Associate Manager up to 2006. In 2006/7, I have been working for the United Nations Development Programme as Municipal Technical Advisor within the Project of Decentralization and Local Governance in Lunada, Angola. Since 2008 I have been working for WSP International Sweden as urban planner within the 3rd Generation Planning Project in Tripoli, Libya.
MSc Architecture (Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade do Porto)
MSc Project and Planning of the Urban Environment (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto)
Food Risk Management