Project manager at the Portuguese Olympic Committee
Maria Machado has a degree in Physical Education and Sport with a specialist degree, has several postgraduate degrees, including Epidemiology and Balanced Scorecard and is a Master in Exercise and Health and in Physical Education and Sport.
She is currently a project manager at the Portuguese Olympic Committee. She is a member of the General Council of the University of Aveiro and a member of the Executive Committee of PAR - Platform for Support to Refugees. She also belongs to the CIPER-Center for Human Performance Studies, where she investigates the benefits of physical activity in promoting longevity.