João is a Brazilian, born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. He has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, master’s degree in Business Administration, and is currently a 4th term student at the UNESCO Chair for Peace Studies master programme at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.
He has over 20 years of experience in advisory and consulting for large multinational organizations, and has carried out projects in Latin America, North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Currently, he is working for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in conflict areas.
João is also a rock drummer, enjoys watching and playing sports, and delving into themes of spirituality.