Born in 1971, mother of two girls, married.
Graduated in Economics in 1996 at the Portuguese Catholic University, with an AMP – Advanced Management Program - from Harvard (2014).
Started her career in FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) company as a Finance Controller.
Between 1998 and 2012 worked at the Portuguese Brand Association for FMCGs, where she started as Assistant to the Board for Regulation & Competition issues. In 2008 was appointed Executive Director, having a seat at the Industry Confederation Board and assuming the national representation at European level.
From October 2012 to August 2017 was a member of the Board at IGFSS – Social Security Institute for Financial Asset Management, as an executive Board Member, directly overseeing the management of the national real estate assets.
Started as Executive Director at the Portuguese National Committee for UNICEF in September of 2017.
Fluent in Portuguese Spanish and English.