Born in São João da Madeira, in 1982, Nelson graduated from Lisbon University, in 2007.
In 2008, he obtained a post-graduate degree in Energy Law from Lisbon University.
Between 2008 and 2011, Nelson practiced as trainee lawyer and also as lawyer at "Raposo Subtil e Associados", in the Investments Funds, Corporate and Litigation departments.
Between 2011 and 2012, he practiced law at "Caiado Guerreiro", in the Litigation, Public Law and Industrial Property departments.
Between 2013 and 2017, he practiced law in Macau SAR, at "C & C Lawyer & Notaries", in the Civil and Criminal Litigation and Labor departments.
Nelson joined PLEN in January of 2018.
Nelson is registered with the Macau and Portuguese Bar Associations.