Graduate, Mechanical Engineering, Tech. Univ. of Darmstadt; postgraduate in Economic and Labour Sciences, Tech. Univ. of Munich. 2003-05, Co-Chairman, Mercosur EU Business Forum; 2004-05, General Director, Investments, Apex-Brasil; 2005, resp. for coordination of Investments' Conferences, Presidency of Brazil. Currently, President, Brazil, Business Council of Latin America (CEAL). President, IP Desenvolvimento Empresarial e Institucional. Coaches internationalization of companies in Brazil and Latin America, EU and US. Shareholder, Companhia Melhoramentos de São Paulo. Member of the Board: Robert Bosch; Embraer; Fresenius; Hamburg Süd; others. General Coordinator, German-Brazilian Economic Meeting.