Graduated in Business at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (1994), MBA in Finance at IBMEC-RJ (1997), Master (2004) and PhD in Business Administration at PUC-Rio Business School (2014). He is certificated in Project Management by the PMI and has extension in Information Logistics at PUC-Rio. Currently works at BNDES, in the credit area, with guarantees for access to credit for micro, small and medium enterprises.