He is a researcher at INET-md since 2004, he began his education at the Catholic University in Economics and subsequently opted for a change of college, having applied to Sociology at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas in the year 2000. Specializing in Sociology Music, concluded his degree in 2003 with a dissertation entitled “Time Machine – Listened songs, lived stages” Completed a Post-Graduation in Sociology of Knowledge in 2004. By that time was already in the the Encyclopedia of Music in Portugal in the Twentieth Century as researcher and member of the Editorial Team. In 2005 he integrated the first team of the Application of Fado for World Heritage (Fado in the XXth Century: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Portuguese Intangible Cultural Heritage project), having built the Historic Phonograms Database (78 rpm) of Fado and other genres of Popular Music. In this context, he discovered the vast field associated to the Revue Theatre in Portugal, having chosen it as the subject of specialization within its PhD Thesis. Collaborated on projects such as the The Recording Industry in 20th Century Portugal and Jazz in Portugal: The Legacies of Luís Villas-Boas and the Hot Clube de Portugal. Considering his area of expertise, he was invited by the National Museum of Theatre and Dance to co-coordinate the project History of Theatre and Spectacle in Portugal, funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Moved by his interest in the city of Lisbon (the context of all his research work), he developed substantial research work around the Lisbon toponymy.