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Rômulo Arantes is a forest engineer with 15 years of practical work experience and specialized expertise in environmental licensing, territorial planning, ISO, EHS and CS&T audits, ecological services, environmental impacts assessments, biodiversity conservation, forest restoration, ecology and degraded areas restoration. He has extensive experience in environmental baseline studies, forest inventories, green buildings and environmental assessments, as well as knowledge in forest legislation, FSC forest certification, LEED certification, management plans to conservation and protection, judicial advisor expertise, IFC Performance Standards, ONU sustainable development goals and climate change related projects.
Rômulo has carried out technical surveys to assess forest restoration on more than 700 rural properties while working for the São Paulo State Environmental Secretariat, and participated on the first REDD+ carbon project approved on indigenous lands in Brazil. His experience also includes working in environmental supervision in construction of railways, pipelines, highways, gas compression and oil pumping stations, electricity transmission line, automotive industry, waterways, dams and a floodgate, as well as participating in several environmental impact studies, environmental feasibility studies and environmental impact assessments for the implementation of ports, urban plans, energy, solar power, industry and road projects. In addition, Rômulo coordinated the evaluation and monitoring of the socio-environmental programs developed in response to the 2016 Samarco mine tailing disaster in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, Brazil.
Rômulo is a member of the Society for Ecological Restoration and holds an MBA in project management, a master's degree in ecology, and postgraduate degrees in environmental management and safety engineering.