Henrique Cabral is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Lisbon (FCUL), Portugal, and Director and Coordinator of  MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre. He has taught several academic courses at the undergraduate, Master and PhD levels, as well as organising several training courses in both Portuguese and international universities. Cabral is a researcher at FCUL’s Centro de Oceanografia, mainly in the fields of marine sciences and the environment. He has authored and co-authored more than 200 papers published in international scientific journals included in the Science Citation Index. He holds a BSc in Biology from FCUL, where he also completed his PhD in Biology (Ecology and Biossystematics), and a Master’s degree in Mathematics Applied to Biological Sciences (Experimental Statistics) from the Instituto Superior de Agronomia of the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal.