Bachelor’s in Engineering, University of São Paulo; MBA, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Twenty-eight-year career in the banking and financial sectors, including as: President, BankBoston Corporation; Chairman, Lazard Americas; Senior Adviser, Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts (KKR); Chairman of the Advisory Board, Bedrock; Member of the Council, Lloyd’s of London; and Member of the Board of Directors, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras. 2002, elected Congressman in Brazil, representing the State of Goiás. 2003-10, Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil. Since May 2016, Minister of Finance of Brazil. Former Member of the Advisory Board: Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Carroll School of Management at the Boston College. Former Head, Associação Viva o Centro, an NGO he founded in the 1990s for the revitalization of the downtown area in São Paulo.