Rute Gonçalves has a Phd in Management and Business Studies (University of Porto, 2016), where she teaches courses in accounting (Faculty of Economics and recently Porto Business School). She worked as an auditor at RSM Portugal (1999-2001). Since 2001 she has been working at RAR Group, holding nowadays a position of accounting supervisor. She has been a regular speaker at conferences on the theme of the adoption of the IAS/IFRS. Recently, Patricia Teixeira Lopes and her published the book "Accounting for Biological Assets" in Routledge.