Received his M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from UFRGS. He joined PSR in 2005 and is currently an energy market analyst, engaged in financial and economic assessment of generation projects, strategic bidding in energy auctions, energy planning studies and energy price projections for free and regulated consumers in the Brazilian power sector. Also, he has been working with transmission congestion and pricing. He is an IEEE Power Engineering Society member since 2001 and has authored more than 8 technical articles published in magazines and presented at conferences, both in Brazil and abroad.