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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is Insper’s highest management body and is charged with appointing the institution’s president and establishing its strategic orientation, vision and mission.

It is also responsible for overseeing the institution’s management, approving the budget, following its execution and orienting economic and financial policy in order to raise the funds required to maintain and expand the institution’s activities. It is also responsible for approving the creation of academic programs in other fields of knowledge and for deciding on the school’s physical expansion and on the possibility of opening branch units or new campuses.

Members of the Board of Directors:

Claudio L. S. Haddad

Perfil de Claudio Haddad

Claudio Haddad is chairman of the board of Insper, a not-for-profit business and economics school in Brazil, and chairman of the board of Grupo IBMEC S.A., a for-profit organization that operates the schools Faculdades Ibmec in Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Brasília. He is also a member of the board of directors of BM&FBovespa, Ideal Invest, Instituto Unibanco and Albert Einstein Hospital. He is chairman of the advisory board of the Brazil Office of Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. From 1983 to 1998, he was partner and chief executive officer of Banco de Investimentos Garantia, a Brazilian investment bank. From 1980 to 1982, he served as the director responsible for public debt and open market operations at the Central Bank of Brazil. From 1974 to 1984, he was a professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Economics of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago (1974), M.A. from the University of Chicago (1972), OPM from Harvard Business School (1987) and B.S. in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering (IME) (1969).

Ana Paula Martinez

Perfil de Ana Martinez

Professor Martinez is a partner at the law firm Levy & Salomão Advogados. She served as director of the Department of Economic Protection and Defense at the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Brazilian Ministry of Justice (2007-2010). She also was an associate to the firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, in Brussels, a consultant for the World Bank and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD|), as well as for the governments of Colombia and Chile on competition issues. Professor Martinez is a member of ETHIC Intelligence’s compliance programs certification committee and the advisory board of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University in Brazil, international advisory board of Loyola University Chicago’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, and the BM&F Bovespa/B3 arbitration body. She is licensed to practice in Brazil and New York and is an author of several books and articles, as well as award winner in the areas of competition and anti-corruption. She holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a master’s degree in Law from Harvard.

Heitor Martins

Perfil de Heitor Martins

Heitor Martins is a senior partner of McKinsey & Company (São Paulo Office), where he mainly serves clients in the financial sector. He leads McKinsey digital, a unity which spans technology, advanced analytics, internet of things, digital services and innovation. Since 2014, he is the president of the Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP). Martins also served as president of the São Paulo Biennial Foundation from 2009 to 2013, where he led an important restructuring process of the institution. He was also vice-president of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra from 2014 to 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (May 89 – São Paulo, Brazil) and a graduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan (May 93 – Ann Arbor, USA).

Ilan Goldfajn

Perfil de Heitor Martins

Chairman of the Board of Credit Suisse in Brazil and Director of the Public Policy Debate Center (CDPP). He holds a degree in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a master’s degree in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a doctorate in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In June 2016, he was sworn in as President of the Central Bank of Brazil, remaining until March 2019. In 2018, he was elected “Central Banker of the Year” by The Banker magazine. Ilan Goldfajn had already assumed the BC’s Economic Policy directorate in 2000, when the monetary authority was headed by Arminio Fraga. It He stayed until mid-2003, with the BC presided over by Henrique Meirelles. Throughout his career, he has published several articles, books and has worked in the academy, international organizations and the financial sector. Among the positions held are chief economist and partner at Itaú Unibanco, founding partner at Ciano Investimentos, partner at Gávea Investimentos, professor at the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC) and Brandeis University (USA), economist at the International Monetary Fund, World Bank consultant.

João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira

Perfil de João Oliveira

He is currently vice president of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Graduated, Ph.D. and teaching license taught in Mechanical Engineering at the University of São Paulo and post-doctorate at the University of California – Berkeley. He is a professor at the São Carlos School of Engineering at USP, a fellow at the International Academy for Production Engineering – CIRP and a member of the Brazilian Association of Mechanical Sciences – ABCM and of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers – SME. It has 250 published works and 5 patents.

He was president of the Institute of Technological Research – IPT and awarded the Grand Cross and the Commendation of the National Order of Scientific Merit. He received the FCW Award from the Conrado Wessel Foundation, the Anísio Teixeira Award from CAPES/MEC and the SAP Americas Innovation Award. Participates in the councils of the IPT, USP Innovation Agency, Instituto Butantã, Natura, Insper, FAPESP, CNPEM, CAPES and CNPq.

Luís Norberto Pascoal

Perfil de Luis Norberto

Luís Norberto is a social entrepreneur and businessman. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Industrial Design and Production and Business Administration and completed the programs OPM–Harvard and RCS–Wharton.
He is director of the Educar DPaschoal Foundation and a director on the boards of Insper, Federação das Entidades Assistenciais de Campinas, Compromisso pela Educação, Childhood, Todos Pela Educação, DPaschoal, DPK, AutoZ, Daterra and MDI.

Marcelo Medeiros

Perfil de Marcelo Medeiros

He is Co-president of Cumbuhy Investimentos. He served as Managing Director and a member of the Executive Committee of Banco Credit Suisse in Brazil, as well as a partner in Banco Garantia and Capitaltec. He currently is a director on the boards of Springs Global S.A., Grupo Technos S.A., Ideal Invest S.A., Cia. Hering and Eneva S.A.

Previously he served as a director on the boards of América Latina Logística S.A., Brazil Trade Shows Partners Participações S.A., TAM S.A., Coteminas S.A. and Damásio Educacional S.A.  Marcelo holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (USP).

Michael Edgar Perlman

Perfil de Michael Edgar

Director at Insper, Digipix, Ideal Invest, Tel Aviv University and Vice-Chairman of the Board at IBMEC Educacional.

He is a director on the boards of Insper, Digipix, Ideal Invest and Tel Aviv University. He is a member of the Global Advisory Council of London Business School, a Fellow Commoner of Christ’s College at Cambridge and vice-chairman of the board of IBMEC Educacional.

His other activities include: director on the board of Hospital Albert Einstein since 1974; and a member of its Board of Auditors since 1992; director on the board of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo; member of the Superior Board of the Jockey Club of São Paulo.

He was born in São Paulo in 1947. He studied through high school in São Paulo; B.A. from Christ’s College, Cambridge University (1968); MSc (Economics) from London Business School (1970); M.A. from Cambridge University (1972); Honorary Fellow at Tel Aviv University (1990).

Pedro Moreira Salles

Perfil de Pedro Moreira Sales

He graduated magna cum laude in Economics and History from the University of California at Los Angeles. He received a master’s degree in International Relations from Yale University and completed the Owners/President Management Program at Harvard University.

He is the chairman of the board of Itaú Unibanco Holding, partner and co-CEO of Cambuhy Investimentos and a director on the boards of TOTVS S.A. and of Falconi Consultores Associados. He is a member of the supervisory board of the São Paulo State Symphonic Orchestra Foundation (Osesp) and a director on the board of Insper.

Tania Haddad Nobre

Perfil de Tania Haddad

She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and a Masters in Psychology (MA) from Boston University. Founder and consultant at Pareto Consultoria. Over the years, she has contributed to initiatives focused on the Careers and Insper Alumni departments. She currently works at KPX, a family office that manages her family’s investments and philanthropic activities.