Rafael Custódio is a lawyer; he graduated from the Law School of the Pontifical University of São Paulo - PUC / SP in 2006, and is an expert on European Economic Criminal Law from the University of Coimbra (2008). He is currently enrolled in a Master degree on Constitutional Law at PUC/SP.
Rafael has worked in renowned law firms specialized in Criminal Law. Since March 2012, he is the Justice Program Coordinator at Conectas Human Rights.
Rafael is an associate member of the Institute of Defense to the Right of Defense (IDDD) and of the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences (IBCCRIM), where he was a researcher on jurisprudence. Currently, he is member of the editorial board of "Boletim IBCCRIM".