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.
The board convenes on a bi-monthly basis and is responsible for overseeing the institution’s management, approving the budget, accompanying 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.
Claudio L. S. 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
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 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).
João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira
President of the Brazilian Industrial Research and Innovation Company (EMBRAPII) and director of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.
He is the president of the Brazilian Industrial Research and Innovation Company (EMBRAPII) and the director of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.
He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees and an associate professorship in Mechanical Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a postdoctorate from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a full professor at the São Carlos Engineering School of USP, a fellow of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) and a Researcher 1A at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). He has published 250 works and holds five patents. He received the Grand Cross of the National Order of Scientific Merit, the FCW Award of the Conrado Wessel Foundation, the Anísio Teixeira Award of CAPES, the federal agency regulating stricto sensu graduate programs, and the SAP Americas Innovation Award. He currently sits on the boards of the Technological Research Institute (IPT), the Butantã Institute, Insper, the National Center for Energy and Materials Research (CNPEM), CAPES and CNPq.
Luís Norberto Pascoal
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.
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
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
Chairman of the Board of Itaú-Unibanco.
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
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.