Claudio L.S. Haddad holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Chicago and is the President of Ibmec Sao Paulo, Veris Educacional and Future Brazil Institute. A former full professor at EPGE (1974-79) he was also director of Central Bank of Brazil (1980-82) and Partner and Director of Banco Garantia (1983-98). Currently, he serves as a board member of Grupo Abril, Ideal Invest S.A. and Sao Paulo Museum of Modern Art. He is a contributor to Endeavor Brazil, Albert Einstein Hospital and serves as a visiting committee member at Harvard Business School. He writes by-weekly pieces for Valor Econômico.