Ricardo Silva

Name: Ricardo Alves da Silva
Date of Birth: 11/11/1975


  • Post-graduation in Civil Engineering – Structures, foundations and geotechnical works – 1 year – UM – Guimaraes
  • 2º cycle – degree in Civil Engineering – 2 years – ISEP – Porto
  • 1º cycle – degree in Civil Engineering – 3 years – ISEP – Porto

  • Civil Engineer
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Project Manager
  • Site Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Forensic Engineer

  • Timber Structures
  • Steel and reinforced concrete structures
  • Earthquake and seismic Engineering
  • BIM Coordination
  • Hydraulics
  • Architectural acoustics
  • Building Inspection
  • LSF Structures
  • CLT and Light Wood Frame Structures


  • Project Management on and off-site
  • Hydraulics, Gas, Fire Safety
  • Acoustics
  • Real Estate
  • Materials Pathologies
  • Buildings Rehabilitation
  • Structural – Public Buildings
  • Dwellings
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Hotels
  • Shopping Malls
  • Schools
  • Public Infrastructure


With the acquired experience, he developed Project Coordination methods, efficient calculations for Hydraulic and Gas Networks, Real Estate Valuation Calculations, effective methods for drawings in Autocad and created a Course on Introduction to Real Estate Valuation, in an e-learning regime, through the Moodle online platform.

He gave training in Planning to construction supervisors, Construction Materials and Processes to young future supervisors, Project Management, Budgeting and Stock Management to young future gas technicians and also Autocad 2D to architects, engineers and draftsmen.

He also works as a consultant and forensic engineer, in the preparation of technical reports, inspections, appraisals and real estate valuations for lawyers, expert firms, courts, insurance companies and others.

With 20 years of professional experience developed in Construction Supervision / Project Management companies and Design Offices, worked in various types of buildings, such as Courthouses, Schools, Hospitals, Roads, Public Buildings, Infrastructure Networks, Social Housing, Rehabilitation of Old and Heritage Buildings and even Concept Plan for small new cities in Africa and Asia.

He has international experience, with works and studies in Portugal, Switzerland, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Angola and Mozambique.