André Brasil is a researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS | Leiden University), focusing on national evaluation systems, scientometrics, scholarly publishing, open science, responsible research and innovation (RRI) and diversity in science, especially concerning multilingualism and geographic inclusion. As part of his activities, he is a member of the UNESCO Chair for Diversity and Inclusion in Global Science, a research fellow at the Research on Research Institute (RoRI), and a member of the European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (ENRESSH). André is also affiliated with the Brazilian Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES), working at the Division of Studies and Research in Evaluation.
His background is multidisciplinary. He concluded his PhD at CWTS, combining research evaluation, public policy and scientometrics to investigate ways to improve the Brazilian evaluation system, one of the most relevant strategies to guarantee the quality and development of Science & Technology in the country. He also holds a master's degree in Public Policy and Development from the Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), specialist's degrees in both Business Intelligence and Teaching for Higher Education, as well as undergraduate degrees in Marketing Management and in Languages and Literature (Portuguese / Spanish).