Master's in Energy Planning; PhD in Environmental Planning, COPPE, UFRJ. Biologist. 1984, with Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources including Director; with Brazilian Ministry of Environment and State Government of Rio de Janeiro including, Executive Manager, Environmental Projects of International Cooperation; 2007-08, with Secretariat of State for the Environment, Rio de Janeiro State Government; 2008-09, Executive Secretary, Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources. Former professor, MBA and environmental courses at different universities. Expertise: strategic environmental assessment.