- Was born in Guinea-Bissau, Bafatá in 1956
- Studied in Primary and Secondary schools in Bafatá and Bissau respectively.
- Studied Geology at People’s Friendship University in Moscow
- Master Degree at the same University
- Graduated in Law at Bissau Law School
- Employed in Petroguin since 1987
- Technical Director at Petroguin since 2000
- Member of Consulting Council of Petroguin