Helena V. G. Navas is Assistant Professor of Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and Researcher in UNIDEMI - Unit for Research and Development in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. She is the representative of the Portuguese Association for Quality (APQ) in the Portuguese Technical Standardization Committee on Research Activities, Development and Innovation (RDI). She is a consultant and trainer in Design Methodologies and Innovation. She is an organizer of international, national and local events, many of which are related to Quality. She has supervised more than 100 dissertations, many of which are related to different Quality issues. She is the author, co-author and reviewer of a significant number of articles, many of which are in Quality and related subjects.