Interdisciplinary academic background: Degree in Biological Sciences (1980), Specialization in Nuclear Biosciences at the State University of Rio de Janeiro ? UERJ (1982), PhD in Science/Geography at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro ?UFRJ (2008). Post Doctorate in Environmental and Forest Sciences at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRRJ (2010-2014), Researcher at the National Institute of Science and Technology in Public Policies, Strategies and Development – INCT/PPED (2010-2012). Researcher at the Department of Architecture at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (2018- to date). Activity as a Professor: Master in Biodiversity Management at the National School of Tropical Botany (2010-2014), Master in Environmental Management and Law at the Instituto Superior do Ministério Público (2010-2012), Master’s and Doctorate in Environmental Economics at the Instituto de Economics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2012-2014), Master and Doctorate at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (2010-2014).
Director of the River Piabanha Hydrographic Basin Committee ((2011-2014) and Member of the River Guandu Hydrographic Basin Committee (2016-2018), Technical Consultant to the Public Ministry of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2009-2014). Conservation Internacional Brasil – Sustainable Cities (2015-2018), President of the Council of the Petrópolis Environmental Protection Area (1996-2006). Environmental public manager, in the positions of President of the State Forest Institute Foundation of the State of Rio de Janeiro, IEF/RJ (2007), Coordinator of the 200 Years Committee at the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Research Institute (2008), Director of Petrópolis Environmental Protection Area at the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources-IBAMA (1992-2006) and Parliamentary Advisor to the Federal Chamber of Deputies of Brazil (1990-1992). Director and Producer of Journalism, Video, Television and Film (1982-1990).