Since completing his degree in Economics at Porto University, Miguel Marques he has been working at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) as advisor to multinational companies across industries including ports, shipbuilding, aquaculture, energy, maritime transportation and biotechnology. He speaks regularly at conferences around the world regarding off shore activities and sea industries. Marques is also the author of HELM – PwC Economy of the Sea Barometer (Portugal), a compilation of data regarding the evolution of the economy of the sea. A barometer comprised of quantitative information and the perspectives of CEOs of several important entities operating in the economy of the sea, HELM enables trend analysis and the evaluation of decisions taken by economic agents.