Currently professor at FGV's Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE), where he is fully involved in teaching and research on innovation management and industrial development. He holds a PhD from SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research), University of Sussex, UK. He is also a Senior Research Associate at Oxford University, UK..
Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development (Inderscience, UK). Since 1999, founder and coordinator of EBAPE's Research Program on Management of Technological Learning and Industrial Innovation in Brazil.
PhD in Economics from FGV's EPGE Brazilian School of Economics and Finance (EPGE). He was General Coordinator of Public Services and Infrastructure at the Secretariat of Economic Monitoring for the Brazilian Ministry of Finance between 2001 and 2002. He was a researcher at FGV's Brazilian Institute of Economics (IBRE) for 12 years. He is currently professor for FGV EPGE's complementary framework and Adjunct Professor at FCE/UERJ. Several of his articles have been published on subjects related to industrial organization, regulation, economic development and industrial policy.