Jorge Patrício (PhD) is actually President of the European Acoustics Association EAA, and of the Portuguese Acoustical Society. He was also the former President of Ibero-American Federation of Acoustics. He develops its main research activity at LNEC, in Portugal, and in collaboration with several Universities, teaching master classes and supervising PhDs in the areas of Environmental and Building Acoustics. He has organized several international conferences, being also member of the scientific and organizing committees of others, and has authored a large number of scientific papers. He developed consultancy for the Portuguese Government in the transposition of Noise Directive 2002/49/CE and in the updating of Portuguese Noise Pollution Act and Building Acoustics Code.