Researcher at INESC Porto since 2011, where she has been working at the Centre of Enterprise of Systems Engineering (CESE).
She developed a major part of her professional career in the health management and planning area, mainly working for the Health Ministry.
Instructor and Invited Professor at University of Minho since 2003 and Invited Professor at Universidade Portucalense since 2016 in subjects related to management, operations management and supply chain management.
Doctoral degree in Engineering and Industrial Management at Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, with the dissertation "Contributions to the development of a performance measurement framework for Hospital Centres" (2016).
Master degree in Quantitative Methods applied to Management at Porto Business School of University of Porto, with the dissertation “Model to Spatial Organization for Health Local Systems” (2003).
Degree in Engineering and Industrial Management at University of Aveiro (1998).