Graduated in Business Administration at FMU University in SP in 1979. With several specialisations at FGV–SP in controllership, finance (CEAG) and graduation on the FGV–CEO programme, also graduated in accounting, budgeting & International Finance at New York University (NYU - 1986). Professional history with senior positions in finance, HR, administration and operations built during the last 40 years, in well-known companies such as Fidelity (FNIS - 2008), Medial Saúde (2004), Cia. EBX (2001), PageNet (2000), Pepsico (1995), Polaroid (1992) and Philip Morris (1988). In his most recent executive role, he was the CFO and IRO positions for Grupo Qualicorp (2015), and since May 2016, has occupied a seat as a board member of the company.