Ricardo is of one the IES-SBS founders and a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Nova School of Business and Economics. His current research focuses on understanding how entrepreneurs learn and how this impacts on personal and firm performance. An educator at heart, Ricardo was the inaugural winner of LUMS Significant Contribution to Student Learning Award (voted by students and staff). Based on his research, Ricardo often runs workshops with entrepreneurs designed to improve their practice. Educated in three different countries, Ricardo is an active and enthusiastic mentor of social and commercial entrepreneurs across the world.