Board of Directors


Ambassador Rubens Ricupero

President emeritus
Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences from the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo. Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Minister of the Environment and Minister of Finance.


Mário Peixoto Netto


Associate of Laplace Finance, private equity management company. He has experience in the financial market and master's degree from Yale University.


Luís Eduardo Assis

Vice President
CEO of Fator Seguradora, advisor of the Basic Sanitation Company of the state of São Paulo and articulista of O Estado de São Paulo. He was director of the Central Bank and professor of economics at PUC-SP and FGV -SP.




Amarílio Proença de Macedo - Graduated in Economics from the Federal University of Ceará. Ex-president of the Wheat Industry Union in the States of Para, Paraíba, Ceará and Rio Grande do Norte and Executive Director of the Federation of Industries. Current Chairman of the Board of Directors of J.Macêdo S / A.


Antonio Carlos Barbosa de Oliveira - Worked most of his career at Itaú Unibanco, where he held other positions as Vice President and Executive Director. Acted in the third sector as Executive Director of Fundação Itaú Cultural. Production Engineer at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, holds a MS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


Ary Oswaldo de Mattos Filho - Member licensed of the Brazilian Order of Lawyers (OAB) and Mattos Filho, is a professor at FGV-SP. He was president of the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM), member of the National Monetary Council (CMN) and chairman of the Federal Commission for Fiscal Reform. He currently serves on the board of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and the Brazilian Capital Markets Institute (Ibmec). He was also visiting scholar at Harvard Law School.


Felícia Reicher Madeira - Sociologist and Demographer, former Executive Director of the SEADE Foundation - State System of Data Analysis Foundation.


Idel Metzger - Engineer graduated from the University of São Paulo, he is the founder of Novatec Engenharia e Tecnologia Ltda, a company in the area of ​​Civil Construction.


Jayme Garfinkel - Chairman of the board of directors of Porto Seguro. Graduated in civil engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP), he holds a post-graduate degree in business administration from the Faculdade Getúlio Vargas.


Jean-Yves Carfantan - Graduated from the University of Rennes, France, he holds a post-graduate degree in International Trade from the University of Paris-Nanterre. For twenty years, he was an economics professor at ESA, a school of the French Federation of Engineering Schools in Agriculture (FESIA) and several postgraduate courses in Brazil. He collaborated with the European Commission in Brussels and followed the agricultural negotiations of the Uruguay Round. For the last ten years he has been working in Brazilian agribusiness ,giving lectures, participating in seminars and doingresearch.


Luiz Alberto Machado - Economist at Mackenzie Presbyterian University, specialization in Creativity from  the Creative Education Foundation and in Accelerated Learning from the International Alliance for Learning. He is deputy director of the Faculty of Economics of the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP). He was president of the Regional Council of Economy of São Paulo.


Mailson da Nóbrega - Economist, former Finance Minister and technical consultant and head of the project analysis division of Banco do Brasil. He was executive director of the European Brazilian Bank, Eurobraz, in London. He published the books "Brazil in transformation" and "The future has arrived".


Marcelo Resende Allain - Secretary of Articulation for Investment and Partnerships of the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic. He was executive director of Barclays and Inter American Express; chief economist at BMC and Banco Votorantim and economic and financial adviser. Master in Economics from USP and graduated in Economics from UFMG. He is a professor of the MBA in Finance at FIPE.


Maria Clara R. M. of Prado - Journalist and partner-director of Cin - Intelligent Communication. Graduated from PUC-Rio and did post-graduate studies in Economic Development at Oxford University. She was communications director for the Real Plan of the Ministry of Finance.

Maridite Cristóvão Gomes de Oliveira - Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Pernambuco, she is former director of the Department of Health of Diadema and Technical Director of Health of the General Hospital of São Mateus.


Ricardo Toledo Silva - Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism, master in Urban Environmental Structures, Ph.D. in Architecture and Urbanism and a free-teaching professor at the University of São Paulo. He carried out specialization programs at Bouwcentrum (Netherlands) and Politecnico di Torino (Italy). He is a Professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of São Paulo and Deputy Secretary of Energy of the State of São Paulo.


Roberto Macedo - Economist from FEA-USP and holds Master's and PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He is an economic consultant and professor of higher education, columnist for the newspaper O Estado de SãoPaulo and coordinates the Council of Economy of the Commercial Association of S. Paulo (ACSP). In the federal government, he was Secretary of Economic Policy of the Ministry of Finance and president of Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA).

Robson Rodrigues dos Santos - Former multiplier of the Reading Circles Program, he holds a degree in Letters from the Catholic University of Santos and is a Portuguese teacher from the São Paulo state network in the Santos Lowlands.


William de Araújo Veras - Former multiplier of the Reading Circles, he holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Methodist University and a post-graduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Chile. He is currently coordinator of aftermarket projects at Mercedes-Benz, with experience in the Latin American market.