Advisor - Oil and Gas

Mechanical Engineer, graduated in Industrial Administration and Economic Engineering by UFRJ. By directing companies providers of services and operators of the oil and natural gas sector, such as HRT Africa, Halliburton, ABB, Vetco Gray, and Hughes WKM, Nelson accumulated over 35 years of experience, deep knowledge in the management and development of exploration & production businesses, platforms construction and logistics, project, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of underwater equipment, in addition to operation startups in Brazil, Angola and Namibia. He was the Director of the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) from June 2006 to June 2010; led the creation of the National Content Coordination; led the Programs to Reduce Gas Burning, Improvement of the Production Fiscal Measurement, Bidding Rounds and Products Movement Integrated System. Visiting Professor at Brown University (BIARI - Brown International Advanced Research Institutes); and lecturer in the following universities: Oxford University, MIT -  Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, USP - University of São Paulo, UFRJ – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro with classes on the Role of the Regulator; the Exercise of the Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Industry in Brazil; Fossil and Renewable Energies, BRICS in Africa, The Brazilian Experience in National Content, etc.