SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit



BSc Computer Systems Engineering (1991) – Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA – Sao Paulo – Brazil); Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (1994) – Pontifical Catholic University (PUC – Parana – Brazil); Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Management (1999) – Federal University of Parana (UFPR – Parana – Brazil); Executive MBA in Project Management (2001) – Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV – Parana – Brazil); MPhil in Technology Management (2004) – Federal University of Technology of Parana (UTFPR – Parana – Brazil); Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (2008) – University of Sussex, UK; PhD in Technology and Innovation Management (2010) – University of Sussex/SPRU, UK.

Professional Experience

R&D Engineer (1992-1995) at Equitel Telecommunications Ltd (Siemens Germany subsidiary company in Brazil); Systems Engineer and then Head of Department and Project Manager (1995-2002) at Furukawa Industrial S/A (Furukawa Japan subsidiary company in Brazil); Consultant in Project Management and Software Development (2002-2004) at LACTEC (a Brazilian Research Institute in the energy sector); Co-Founder and Consultant in Project Management (2002-2005) at PM21 – Solutions in Projects (Brazil); Lecturer in Management (2006 to present) at the University of Sussex/SPRU (UK).


Lecturer in Management

Co-Director MSc Project Management (2014/15 to present)



Convenor of the MSc Managing Innovation and Projects (2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13);

Academic Representative for the Study Abroad Programme in Business and Management (from 2009/10 to 2012/13).


Community and Business

Member of APM – Association for Project Management (UK) since 2006.