Born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1967.
In 1990 graduated in Civil Engineering by Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa. Since then, has been working as a Project Manager for Building Structures. Started getting interested in visual art from an early age, in particular by photography, as amateur and self-taught.
In 2018 finished the Professional Course in Photography at APAF - Portuguese Association of Photographic Art. Collaborates with this institution in the elaboration of critical texts of several photographic exhibitions.
In 2019 participates in the Photographic Narratives in Intendente Workshop, 10th edition, under the coordination of Pauliana Valente Pimentel. The photographic project "Artes Gráficas JMA Lda." is the result of this workshop, integrated in the collective exhibition at Casa Independente, in Lisbon, from May 29 to July 27 of that year.
Currently dedicates itself to documentary photography.