Julio is a Sustainable Food Systems Analyst in the Forests, Land Use and Agriculture Program.

His work consists of providing technical and scientific support to projects focused on sustainable food systems, regenerative agriculture, and forest restoration.

Prior to joining the WRI Brasil team, Julio worked in a variety of roles, ranging from researching at the university to collecting field data for a private company.

Julio holds a Bachelor's degree in Geography from the Institute of Geosciences and Exact Sciences of São Paulo State University. Currently, he is a graduate student in Sustainable Development and Extension at the University of Lavras.