• Partner and Chairman of Asset Management, BTG Pactual
  • Brazil Bureau Chief, Thomson Reuters
  • Currently serves on the International Advisory Councils of a number of Brazilian institutions, including the Centro Brasileiro de Relacoes Internacionais (CEBRI), Rio de Janeiro, and on the Editorial Boards of several Brazilian journals, including the Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (IBRI, Universidade de Brasília).
    Leslie Bethell is Emeritus Professor of Latin American History, University of London; Emeritus Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford; Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C; and Visiting Professor, Brazil Institute, King’s College London.He is a former Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London (1987-92) and foundi...
  • Program Coordinator, AmazonIEA, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo, Brazil
    Maritta Koch-Weser has a distinguished career spanning more than three decades in international development, as anthropologist and environmentalist. She has field experience in Latin America, South & East Asia, and in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and some countries of the Former Soviet Union. She has led major environmental & social assessmen...
  • Special Advisor, São Paulo Research Foundation, Brazil
    Carlos Lins da Silva holds a PhD and a “livre docência” (a post-doctorate degree) from the University of São Paulo and a MA from Michigan State University, this obtained as a Fulbright scholar. He was a writer-in-residence at Teresa Lozano Long Institute of the University of Texas at Austin (2003), a visiting scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies of Georgetown University, in...
  • President, Datafolha
  • Partner, Prospectiva Consultoria
  • Professor, INSPER
    Milton Seligman, Brazilian, received his bachelors degree in electrical engineer from the Federal University of Saint Maria. He has grounded his career working for the Brazilian electric power system and for several companies in the computer technology industry. Later on, in the public sector, Seligman served his country during President Jose Sarney and President Fernando Henrique Cardoso´s...
  • Writer, Penguin-Companhia Das Letras Publishing
  • Paulo Sotero is the director of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. An award winning journalist, from 1989 to 2006 he was the Washington correspondent for Estado de S.Paulo, a leading Brazilian daily newspaper. Sotero began his career at Veja in the late 1960s and worked for the magazine in São Paulo, Recife, Brasília, and Par...


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