Tonico is CIARB BRAZIL’s current Secretary as well as Director of Education. He is based in São Paulo and specialises in disputes involving construction law in general, corporate and commercial issues, as well as trade finance. Tonico has a Master’s Degree from the Universidade de São Paulo and an MBA in Finance and Investor’s Relations from FIPECAFI. His main hobby is dressage and show jumping. He was a director of the riding school of the Sociedade Hípica Paulista for two consecutive terms.