Agronomic Engineer graduated from UFRRJ (1981), Master in Agricultural Sciences from Unesp of Botucatu (1985) with emphasis on Energy Applied to Agriculture and PhD inEconomics from Unicamp (1993). He is Professor of the Department of Scientific and Technological Policy of the Institute of Geosciences at Unicamp. He was Superintendent of Operational Planning at FINEP in the period 2001-2003, Director of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at Unicamp from 2010 to 2013 and Director of the Institute of Geosciences of the same university between 2017 and 2021. He was Visiting Researcher at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research between 2013 and 2014. At Unicamp stands out as a three-time winner of the Zeferino Vaz Award (1998, 2001 and 2009), in recognition for his academic performance. He was deputy coordinator of evaluation of FAPESP between 2010 and 2020. His research lines are economics, planning and management of science, technology and innovation.