Naval College, Brazil, 1952-1954. Naval Academy, Brazil, 1955-1957, Naval Officer. Escola Politecnica da Universidade de S£o Paulo, Brazil, 1960-1961.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America, 1962-1964, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Master of Science Civil Engineering. Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French.
Assistant Director, Maritime Safety Division, International Maritime Organization since 1986. Supervisor, Foreign Ship Classification Society, Director of Harbors & Coasts, Brazilian Maritime Administration, 1981-1986. Head, Ship Design & Ship Support Serv Department, Directorate of Naval Engineering, Brazil, 1979-1981.
Head, Tech Department, Brazilian Navy Commission (Submarine Construction), United Kingdom, 1972-1974. Various posts, Rio de Janeiro Naval Shipyard, 1974-1978 and 1964-1972.