Brazilian, 1965

Colonel (Ret), Brazilian Army Special Forces



Researcher, professor, consultant, military, journalist and speaker. PhD student in International Relations: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics. More than 30 years of experience in classes, lectures, training, management and training of people, acting in command, coordination, strategic planning, control, crisis management and project analysis, with a generalist and strategic role in implementing improvement processes of quality.

  • Researcher at OBSERVARE – Observatory for Foreign Relations, a research unit of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL)
  • Lecturer of specialized courses at UAL
  • International Consultant (www.nucleoconsult.com.br)
  • Journalist and specker – interaction with press, government institutions, public security, private security, academic environment and public services.
  • 2011-2012 – Peacekeeping Force for law enforcement against drug traffickers

Commanded Peacekeeping Force (Light Infantry Battalion) and fulfilled the tasks of pacifying the slums of Rio de Janeiro, also provided security during the 5th Military World Games-Rio de Janeiro. Public Security, law enforcement, crowd control, special tactics, intelligence operations, critical infrastructure security. Interaction with drug traffickers, human rights organization, non-governmental organizations, press and government institutions.

  • 2009-2010 – Brazilian Jungle Warfare Training Center (Manaus-Amazonas/Brazil)

Chief Instructor, responsible for conducting courses such as Jungle Expert, Sniper, as well as exchanges with international Special Forces (Special Forces, SEAL, French Legion, etc.). At this time he was an instructor of International Humanitarian Law. Interaction with Indians, gold miners and narco-guerrilla.

  • 1988–2006 – Brazilian Army-Operational Units- Contraterror, Special Forces, Psy Ops

Articulist on Security and Defense issues in the United States, Latin America and Brazil in specialized magazines



  • PhD student in International Relations: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (since 2016)
  • National Defense Course at National Defense Institute of Portugal (2017)
  • B., Feb 2016, Security Management and Direction – Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
  • B., Mar 2010 Management of Public Administration – Castelo Branco University-Rio de Janeiro
  • International Humanitarian Law Course (IHL), Aug 2009 – International Committee of Red Cross in Brazil
  • S., Dec 2008, Military Sciences- Brazilian Army Command and General Staff School
  • S., Dec 1987, Military Sciences-Brazilian Army Academy



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