PhD in Accountancy and Finance from Lancaster University (2002) and a degree in Management from the University of Porto (1995). Aldónio is a Senior lecturer at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia), which he joined in 2004. He has lectured at the Portuguese Catholic University (1995-98, 2002-04), at the University of Porto (2002-04). He also has experience in the banking sector and in consultancy for SMEs.
Aldónio teaches and researches in the fields of Management Control and Management Accounting. He has published in prominent international journals. He was the elected representative of Portugal on the European Accounting Association Board (2003-06 and 2007-09).