Teresa holds a Law degree from the Catholic University Lisbon and a Masters' degree in European Studies from the College of Europe.
In 1995 she joind the S6D Group in the European parliament workign as political advisor in various domains (fisheries, agriculture, international development, industry, ACP-EU JPA, Estonia Latvia Lithuania JPC, STOA). She was election observer during the 2001 Presidential electionin Peru.
From 2018-2019 she was appointed Senior Advisor to the &D President and in 2020 she became Head of Unit External Policy Action. Teresa speaks fluently PT, EN, FR, IT, ES, DE, and NL.
Paolo is in charge of the GPF Press & Communications. He graduated in Political science at the University of Milan and holds a Master in Economics of cooperation from the University of Bologna (Italy). Following a period as research student at the European Institute of the London School of Economics (UK), in 2002 he moved to Brussels where he has worked as communication adviser for the European Commission and as spokesperson and press officer for Progressive Alliance of the Socialists and Democrats at the European Parliament.