Prof. Eugenio Pacelli Lazzarotti Diniz Costa is Synopsis’ CEO and founder.
He regularly gives testimony and hearings in the Brazilian Congress, and is a frequent participant in debates in Brazil’s Ministry of Defense, Armed Forces, Ministry of Foreign Relations, and other public and academic institutions in Brazil and abroad. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on international politics, strategic issues and defense policy at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and also at the Belo Horizonte Campus of SKEMA Business School.
Prof. Diniz was President of the Brazilian International Relations Association — ABRI for two terms (july, 2017 to July, 2019; and July, 2015 to July, 2017). He is also a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies — IISS (Londres); the Arms Control Association; of the International Studies Association — ISA; International Association for Security and Intelligence Studies — INASIS; Grupo de Estudos Estratégicos — GEE (Rio de Janeiro). He was an Intelligence Analyst at the Brazilian Intelligence Agency — ABIN. He is a CNPq Researcher and reviewer of many Brazilian and international academic journals.