She holds a Ph.D. in Management. She is Assistant Professor and Head of Management and Economics Department at University of Beira Interior (UBI) – Portugal. She Is researcher in the UNIDEMI (R&D Unit in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering). In the Research Unit she makes part of several projects including: “European Manufacturing Survey” Portuguese consortium and Lean, Agile, Resilient and Green (LARG) Supply Chain Management. She has research interests in: sustainability, green indices, supply chain management, lean, green and resilience supply chain management paradigms, and logistics. The results of her research have been disseminated through a range of outlets, totaling over 30 journal papers, 15 book chapters, 67 conference proceedings and co-authored books in operations management and competitiveness. Also, she has collaborated as reviewer in many journals and also international conferences. She is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Globalization and Business Management (JGBM)and editorial board member and also associate editor of several international journals.