Paulo Guedes

Economy Minister, Brazil

Paulo Guedes is the Brazilian minister of economy. He is also the founder of Banco Pactual, Abril Educação, Faculdades Ibmec, and Instituto Millenium. Guedes was also a board member of several large companies. He was a columnist for Folha de S. Paulo and O Globo newspapers as well as Exame and Época magazines. He was also a professor at PUC-RJ, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), and the National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA). Guedes has a PhD in Economy from the University of Chicago.