- President, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Brazil
BA in Economics, Universidade de São Paulo; Master's in Economics, Institute of Economic Research, University of São Paulo; PhD in Economics, Cornell University, US. 1985-88, Executive Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology; 1994, coordinated publication of Study on Competitiveness of Brazilian Industry authored by almost one hundred specialists; Partner, LCA Consultores, responsible for competition defence, foreign trade and economic inspections; since 2007, current position. Tenured Professor, University of Campinas. Former Guest Professor, University of São Paulo, Paris XIII, Texas and Instituto Ortega y Gasset. Author of books.