Carlos was born in Africa in the sixties, where he spent his childhood in contact with the nature and life of this extraordinary continent, which forever marked his personal and professional path.
In 1991, he graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Lisbon. During this time, he always attached great importance to training in the field of general surgery and orthopedics.
In the years following his degree, he took several postgraduate courses in the areas of internal medicine and pet surgery in European educational establishments, including clinical internship at École Veterinaire d’Alfort, France and Facultat Veterinaria de Leon, Spain.
He participated in a postgraduate program in sport horses, with clinical practice in the main French equestrian centers of Chantilly and Grosbois. He has clinical practice and training in specific surgical techniques in numerous private hospitals in Europe and the USA.
Since 1995, he has been working at the Póvoa Veterinary Hospital, where he actively participated in the creation and development of clinical activity, as director of companion animals.
In 2015 he created the concept and is co-founder of the ZU banner of Sonae MC where he currently works as a consultant in strategic areas.