Thiago has a BSc in Finance from the University of Westminster and a MSc in Data Analytics from Birkbeck, University of London. His Masters dissertation was on privacy preserving machine learning techniques using Paillier partially homomorphic cryptosystem. Thiago has previously worked as a Data Analyst for the UN World Food Programme and other microfinance institutions. His current research includes systems security, modularization, isolation, trusted execution environments (TEEs) and memory safe languages. His interests comprise defense in depth, confidential computing and privacy enhancing technologies.