Jorge Cancela has a PhD in Urbanism, a Master of Science in Environmental Management Science and a Diploma in Landscape Architecture. Since 2005, he has been teaching at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon and his fields of studies are Landscape Planning and Design. Jorge is currently the president of the board of the Portuguese Association of Landscape Architects. (APAP).
Jorge is the CEO and founder of the Portuguese landscape company “Biodesign, Ambiente e Paisagem, Lda” since 1991. He has professional and academic experience in landscape design, nature conservation, habitat restoration, land-use planning in Portugal, France, Italy, Algeria, Cape Verde, Guiné-Bissau, São Tomé and Principe, Angola, Mozambique, China and Costa Rica.