Renato Crouzeilles has MSc and PhD in Ecology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He studied part of his doctorate at the University of Queensland and at the Australian National University, under the supervision of Drs. Hugh Possingham and David Lindenmayer, respectively. He has experience in Ecology area, with emphasis on Ecology and Restoration Landscapes, Spatial Prioritization and Conservation Biology. His work focus on reconcile environmental management with public policies on different spatial scales, to be applied into actions related to biodiversity conservation, ecological restoration and adaptive management.
He is currently associate at the International Institute for Sustainability (IIS), associate professor at Rio Conservation and Sustainability Science Center (CSRio) and colaborator professor at the Graduate Program in Ecology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). In IIS he acts mainly in the development of scientific research focused on spatial prioritization of large-scale restoration and global meta-analyzes on the success of forest restoration.