Brazil - Ministry of Economy

Paulo Roberto Nunes Guedes

Mr. Paulo Guedes took office as Ministry of Economy on January 1st, 2019. He holds a deegree on economy from the University of Minas Gerais, as well as a masters deegree on Economy from the Getulio Vargas Foundation, and  a PhD from the University of Chicago. 


Mr. Guedes has a lenghy carreer in the private sector. He is a co-founder of the investment banking firm BTG Contractual, where he was Chief Executive and Chief Strategist; and from the think tank Millenium Institute. 


In addition, Mr. Guedes has been proffessor in the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Getulio Vragas Foundation, the National Institute of Applied Math (IMPA) in Rio de Janeiro, the University of Chile, among others. 

Focal point: 
Pablo Braga Costa Pereira , General Coordinator of International Relations