Tomás B. Ramos is Professor of Sustainability Assessment and Planning at NOVA University Lisbon, NOVA School of Science and Technology, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and senior researcher at CENSE, Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research. Visiting professor/researcher at Nanjing University and Fudan University (China), University of São Paulo (Brazil), International University of Andaluzia and University of La Laguna (Spain), University of Salford and University of Sussex (United Kingdom), State University Península Santa Elena and Escuela Politécnica del Litoral (Ecuador), Florida State University (USA), University Agostinho Neto (Angola), among others. He is a grant reviewer for several international agencies (European Union, Japan, Belgium, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Netherlands).
He holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering and his research activity is centred on sustainability assessment and management, including impact assessment (including strategic environmental assessment), circular economy, public sector, stakeholder engagement and transdisciplinary collaborative approaches. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Cleaner Production Letters and Associate Editor of the Journal of Cleaner Production, and member of the Editorial Board of several other leading journals, e.g. Sustainable Development, Business Strategy and Development. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS), member of the Accreditation Council of the Order of Engineers of Portugal and President of the Portuguese Environmental Engineering Association.