Luiz Claudio Costa

President of IREG Observatory since 2018.

Former Acting Minister of Education and Vice-Minister of Education, Federal Government of Brazil, Former Rector of Federal University of Viçosa. Former President of the National Institute of Educational Studies and Research Anísio Teixeira (INEP), Brazil. Former Vice President of the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) of OECD.

Prof. Luiz Costa, born 1958, PhD from the Reading University (UK) currently serves as Academic Vice Rector of IESB University, Brazil.

He published more than 300 scientific papers nationally and internationally and advised over 60 Doctor’s and Master’s theses, and scientific researches papers. Besides that, he was a member of the Brazilian National Council for Education (CNE), President of the Brazilian Society of Agricultural Meteorology.