Prior to his appointment to Geneva as Angola's Permanent Representative, Mr. do Nascimento had been serving as Office Director for the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Angola since 2001. From 2000 to 2001, he served as an advisor to the Minister for political affairs. He also served as the First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Angola to United Nations Headquarters in New York, responsible for legal matters, policy and the media, from 1993 to 2000. He has a degree in law from "Universidade Agostinho Neto" in Luanda (1983 to 1988). Born on 18 June 1963, Mr. do Nascimento is married.