Helena Gonçalves graduated in Economics from the FEP (Faculty of Economics of Oporto) in 1984. She has several post-graduations, to wit a Masters in Corporate Social Responsibility, Accounting and Social Auditing from Barcelona University, Post Graduation in Human Resources Management from the UCP, a Masters in the General management of Companies from the EUDEM and the course Social Accountability Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course from SGS U.K. Guest lecturer of UCP Oporto and of the EGE, lecturing Corporate Ethics in Economics and Management and on various Post-graduations at the EGE. Researcher at CEGEA. Consultant in Sustainability and Corporate Ethics. She was a manager of the Northern branch of Time-Sharing (1985-96) and of DTTI Soluções Informáticas (1996-2000). She was a Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche, (2000-02) in the Human Capital area.
European affairs Consultant; was a political adviser at the European Parliament; a spokesman for Justice Minister; journalist in "Grande Reportagem" and "O Independente". Degree in Law from Lisbon University, postgraduate studies in Theory and Political Science and Master degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Institute of Political Studies of the UCP.
Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto. PhD in Civil Engineering from University of Porto.
Assistant Professor, School of Economics of Porto. PhD in International Marketing from Université Paris-Dauphine (France).