Vitor Vieira holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He was an intern at the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (2012-2014), Project Assistant at the National Academy of Medicine of Brazil (2014-2016), and since March 2016 he is back to the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, where he works as Program Officer in the areas of International Cooperation and National Strategic Projects.
In the international scenario, he has been actively engaged in strategic partnerships with other Academies and in the organization of major scientific meetings, such as the 2013 IAP Conference and General Assembly; the 2013 World Science Forum; the IV General Assembly of the InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences – IANAS (2016); the 2nd BRICS Academies of Sciences Meeting and the 4th BRICS Young Scientists Forum (both held in 2019). Vitor Vieira was also directly involved in the organization of the IAP Science for Poverty Eradication Committee activities. He is also involved in the coordination of several national programs and initiatives.