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Ronaldo Carmona

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Biography Ronaldo Carmona

Ronaldo Carmona holds a Ph.D. (Doctor) and MPhil (Master) in Geography from the University of São Paulo (USP), with a Thesis and Dissertation in Geopolitical Theory. He is a Professor of Geopolitics at the Escola Superior de Guerra (ESG), where he teaches courses in Advanced Studies in Politics and Strategy, Joint General Staff, and Strategic Intelligence. He coordinates the War Research Group at ESG.

He is a collaborating professor of the Master's Program in Aerospace Engineering at the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA). He is deputy coordinator of the Research Network on the Blue Amazon. He recently organized the book Geopolítica e Energia (Editora Synergia, 2020), the result of courses given since 2019 to the National Petroleum Agency (ANP). He was Head of Planning at the Ministry of Defense, with responsibility for the quadrennial review of the National Defense Policy and Strategy. He was an advisor for national strategic projects to the presidency of FINEP, the Brazilian Innovation Agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MCTI).

He was also a member of the Brazilian Defense Industry Association (ABIMDE) and member of the Defense Industry Department of the Federation of Industry of the State of São Paulo (FIESP). He also advised, as an academic, the presidencies of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and National Defense (CREDN) of the Chamber of Deputies and the Committee for the Control of Intelligence Activities (CCAI) of the National Congress.

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