She has been a communications consultant and press officer for 18 years in areas such as health, politics , higher education, tourism, economics, culture and the business sector.

She was press officer for the Ministry of Health and communications consultant for the Economic and Social Council.

In the health sector, she has worked in the pharmaceutical industry, pharmacies, professional organisations, hospitals and medical-scientific societies.

She was a journalist for several years, working for RTP, Expresso and Notícias Magazine, among others.