Master of Science, University Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1992.
Geologist trainee Petrobras S.A., Aracaju, Brazil, 1990, Mineracao Brasileira Ltd., Criciuma, Brazil, 1990-1991, Geological Survey Brazil, Porto Alegre, 1991. Researcher Geological Survey Finland-International Division, Espoo, 1994-1996, Institute Geology, University Helsinki, Finland, since 1997. Translator, interpreter various companies and institutions, Brazil and Finland, since 1986.
Consultant Environmental Board Pori. Convenor L9 Session EU6X1 Meeting, Strasbourgh, France, 2001.
Founding member Brazilian-Scandinavian Cultural Institute, Porto Alegre, 1990-1992. President, founding member Clube Brasil-Brazilian-Finnish Cultural Association, Espoo, 1995-1996. Directorate member Latin America Cultural Center, Helsinki, 1996-1997, Latin America Society Finland, Helsinki, since 1996.
Marine soldier Finnish Navy, 1992-1993. Member Geological Society Finland, Union Environmental Professionals Finland, Union Translators and Interpreters Finland, Association Geologists for International Development, ProGeo.
Married Evelyse Diconcili Caetano, August 22, 1987. Children: Sami Leon, Erik Alexander.