Raised in the small town of Paramos, he moved early to Porto to study economics, finishing his degree in 2006.
He then moved to UAE to work as a consultant but never lost track of his own country and his passion for Liberty.
He came back to Portugal in 2015 to start his Ph.D. and, during that time, was invited to lead Iniciativa Liberal. During his leadership, the party became famous in Portugal for its different marketing and ideas.
Today Carlos is also an MP, and is widely respected in Portugal for his contributions to the movement and as one the best economists in the country.