In Mozambique, I specialized in the coordination of projects and monitoring work sites, including the relationship with all stakeholders - owner, project team, project manager and construction team.
I also have experience in garden recovery and make-overs and in garden maintenance teams management.
I am enrolled in APAP - Associação Portuguesa de Arquitectos Paisagistas, nº 1182
Landscape Architect at Santa Verde Lda.
April 2016 - January 2017
Being the first Landscape Architect working in this firm the main activities were: working from concept development to construction administration of landscape projects. These projects were private gardens like the Italian’s ambassador residence, private condominiums for Imoinveste Construções, urban parks, for instance the waterfront park replacing the old “Jardim do Centenário” in construction at this moment.
Country Manager at JDP - Paisagismo e Ambiente
February 2015 - March 2016
Managing all the activities of the firm, including direct contact with the customers, developing business proposals, coordination of landscape architecture projects and technical monitoring of work sites. Being the most important project (concept and construction), the America’s Embassy and ANADARKO´s private condominium – “Acacia Estate”.
JDP - Paisagismo e Ambiente, Lda. | Moçambique
Landscape Architect at CERCICA
May 2011 - January 2015
Being the firm’s only Landscape Architect the main activities were: working from concept development to construction administration of landscape projects and management of the 150 garden maintenances as well as the 4 gardeners teams. From the gardens there’s to highlight Monserrate’s Park in Sintra and Saint Julian’s School in Carcavelos.
CERCICA - Cooperativa para a Educação e Reabilitação de Cidadãos Inadaptados de Cascais
Landscape Architect at PROAP
February 2009 - April 2011
Work on several projects from the initial concept stages, design development; detail design, till construction documentation like, for example, Ribeira das naus Riverfront Public Space and Alcântara Effluent Treatment Station.
Special collaboration in Angola, namely on the rearrangement projects of main avenues in Luanda and Benguela and Dr. Antonio Agostinho Neto’s Memorial.
PROAP - Estudos e Projectos de Arquitectura Paisagista, Lda. |Lisboa
Teacher of the Technical and Educational Gardening Course
September 2009 - July 2010
Teaching the subject “garden and lawn installation and care”.
Agrupamento de Escolas de Rio de Mouro Padre Alberto Neto |Lisboa
Volunteer at NGDO - Leigos para o Desenvolvimento
December 2006 - November 2008
Coordinator of the development project "Escolinhas Comunitárias da Diocese de Lichinga (Niassa - Mozambique)" (“Community Kindergarten of the Diocese of Lichinga (Niassa – Mozambique”).
Teacher of Civic Studies at the "Escola Secundária Padre Eugénio Menegon", in Cuamba
NGDO - Leigos para o Desenvolvimento/Diocese of Lichinga (Niassa, Mozambique)
September 2017 - July 2018 - Garden Design
LONDON COLLEGE OF GARDEN DESIGN
Garden Design Diploma
DIrectors: Andrew Wilson| Wilson McWilliam Studio
Andrew Fisher Tomlin | Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer
July 2014 - SCALING 4 IMPACT
Tutor: Prof. Doutor Filipe Santos | INSEAD
May 2013 - PEST AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT COURSE
Tutor: Eng. Angela Silva | Novo Sol Plantas
March 2013 - INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC AGRICULTURE COURSE
Tutor: Eng. Vítor Gomes | BIOFRADE
February 2011 - PEDAGOGICAL APTITUDE TRAINING COURSE
2000 - 2006
Universidade Técnica de Lisboa -
Instituto Superior de Agronomia
(Superior Institute of Agronomics of the Technical University of Lisbon)
Degree in Landscape Architecture (5 year course)
Testimony requested by the Ministry of Education for the "Euroguidance – Portugal”.
Media & Books
Interview where I talk about my experience at London College of Garden Design.
Magazine - TUDO SOBRE JARDINS | Set. 2018
Scientific Reviser for the Technician Training Manual of Gardening Operator.
Publisher - CERCICA | 2014
Book about the most relevant studies and projects of PROAP until 2010. Some of them, projects in which I collaborated.
Publisher - NOTE | 2010