He is graduated in Civil Engineering, specialist in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ and in Environment and Water Resources at COPPE/UFRJ. He has been working at CEDAE – Water and Sewerage Company of Rio de Janeiro for 34 years. He held management positions in operation, maintenance and engineering and for 12 years and was the director of Production and Great Operations. Since 2015, he has been the CEO of CEDAE and in 2018 he received the unprecedented award from Exame Magazine for Best Infrastructure Company in Brazil. He served as Treasurer of ABES National Board for 4 years, was a representative of the State of Rio de Janeiro in State and Federal Councils of Water Resources and a technical director of the Association of Higher Level Employees of CEDAE.