Pedro has an M.Sc. in Sustainable Development Practices and a Bachelor in Forestry from the UFRRJ. He has over five years of experience conducting socio-environmental projects at different scales and sectors. Before joining Proforest, Pedro was as a sustainable production manager of a group of farms on the south of Rio de Janeiro state. He has also worked with the government sector managing a protected area at the local level, and with Conservation International conducting the logistics to monitor a Payment for Ecological Services program in Brazil. Pedro has a strong interest in project management and international cooperation for development.