Filipe Araújo is also the chairman of the Board of Directors of Porto’s Energy Agency, chairman of the Board of Directors of Porto Digital Association, board member of LIPOR- Intermunicipal Waste Management of Greater Porto, vice-chair of Eurocities Environment Forum, and advisory board member of the Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications. He has a degree in electrical engineering (Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto) and holds an M.Sc. in Telecommunications (UMIST - University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, UK). He was a guest professor at the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto, and a municipal deputy of Porto. Other relevant executive functions include service manager in a telecommunication company and board member of the Youth Foundation.