Master in Political Science from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), with emphasis on cooperation in bioenergy with Petro-States. Graduated in International Relations from the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), with Scientific Initiation in the Laboratory for Studies on Brazilian Foreign Policy and specialty in International Cooperation for Development. Research experience at the Naval War College's Center for Conjuncture Assessment (NAC/EGN), where he writes for the Geocurrent Bulletin and maps crises in Sub-Saharan Africa. He has also worked at Vahalla Research and Education, with emphasis on oil-exporting countries, their structural vulnerabilities and political-economic crises. He develops research projects on energy transition and has published articles on international cooperation, maritime security, geopolitics of energy and petro-states.