Master in Regulation of the Power Industry by Salvador University. Electrical Engineer and Bachelor in Law by the Federal University of Bahia. Independent consultant. Paulo directed NC Energy for 13 years and coordinated the energy and market planning of Neoenergia Group. For 19 years, Paulo was the Commercial and Technical Manager of Bahia State Electricity Company – COELBA. Visiting professor of PUC-Rio, Getulio Vargas Foundation – FGV, UNIFACS-BA and POLI-PE to teach Energy Commercialization. He was the Vice-President and Technical Director of the Brazilian Energy Traders Association - ABRACEEL. Paulo was the counselor of the American Chamber of Commerce AmCham - Pernambuco.