Mr. Herrmann is a most seasoned lawyer in the Brazilian mining industry but with a specific professional attribute: a high level of training and exposure to mineral & environmental economics concepts and methodologies. Abstracting his comprehensive experience acquired in more than 10 years as lawyer of DNPM, in the last 16 years he has been devoted to extensive research, teaching and consulting.

P.hD., Geoscience and Environment - UNESP, Brazil, 1995;

M.Sc., Mineral Resources Policy and Management - UNICAMP, Brazil, 1990;

Specialization, Mining Law - UNB, Brazil, 1973;

B.Sc., Law - Mackenzie University, Brazil, 1970.

Independent Consultant with many services offered to private companies and government and public institutions. 1984 - Present (Part-time);

Professor of Mining Law and Correlated Legislation. 1983-Present;

Professor of Environmental Law. 1994-Present;

Chief of Department of Mineral Resources Policy and Management, Geoscience Institute, UNICAMP. 1996/1998;

Legal Assistant of General Director of National Department of Mineral Production. 1981/1983;

Legal Assistant of Mineral Production Director of DNPM. 1978/1981;

Chief of Mining Companies Section of DNPM. 1974/1978;

Lawyer of the Mining Companies Section of DNPM. 1973/1974;

An extensive list of works, articles and reports published.