XV World Forestry Congress


Humberto de Mesquita

Brazilian Forest Service

Director of Forestry Development


Humberto N. de Mesquita Jr. is Director of Forestry Development at the Brazilian Forest Service. He graduated in Biological Sciences from the University of São Paulo (1993), and obtained his MSc and Doctorate in Ecology of Terrestrial Ecosystems from the University of São Paulo, where he specialized in modelling forest structure from remote sensing. His previous working experience was with the Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, Brazilian National Water Agency, and Brazilian Forest Service before his nomination to his current position in 2021.