Jose has consolidated and extensive experience in contract and financial management of services, supplies contracts and grants schemes from administrative, financial, implementation, and monitoring aspects, based on the most updated PRAG procedures. Jose has a solid professional experience and worked for more than 20 years in the field of administrative and financial management, financial evaluation of reconstruction, development and democratisation projects.

During his career, Jose developed a solid expertise in supporting the planning, implementation, management, control assessment and completion of national and regional projects. Jose is an accredited trainer in financial and contractual procedures in the framework of the European Development Fund. Jose has a specific professional experience in the African context, in particular, he worked in Angola, Mali ,Mozambique, Niger, Guinea Bissau,  Ethiopia and Kenya. Jose has a Master Degree in Economics - “Comparative Analysis of the Local Public Accountancy in Europe” from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and a Diploma in Financial Analysis - “Primary Market for Equity and Initial Public Offerings” from the Inter-University Centre in Financial Analysis in Belgium.