Advisory Board

The Center’s Advisory Board provides oversight and is composed of prominent academics, public figures, and business leaders. ­The Board meets annually and provides ongoing leadership and counsel regarding the Center’s activities.

Th­e following individuals comprise the Advisory Board of the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro:

 

·         Marcelo Barbosa ’97LAW, Partner, Vieira, Rezende, Barbosa e Guerreiro

·         Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, President, Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES)

·         Ana Cabral-Gardner ’04BUS Managing Partner, A:10 Investimentos and Assessoria

·         Claudia Costin, Municipal Secretary for Education in the City of Rio

·         Maria Tereza Fleury, Dean, São Paulo School of Business, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo. 

·         Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Gavea Investimentos

·         Gustavo Franco, One of Rio Bravo’s founding partners; Rio Bravo’s Chief Strategist and chairman of the board

·         Marcelo Haddad, President of the Mayor’s Economic Development Commission

·         Ann Kaplan ’72SW, ’77BUS, Partner, Circle Wealth Management, Columbia University Trustee

·         Israel Klabin, President, FBDS (Fundação Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável)

·         Paulo Lacerda, Director de Operacoes, Odebrecht S.A.

·         Jorge Paulo Lemann P: ’14CC, ’15CC, President and Chairman of the Lemann Foundation

·         Fernando A. B. Prado ’80CC, Managing Director, FitPart Global Fund

·         Paul Protasio, President of the Commercial Association of Rio de Janeiro (ACRJ)

·         Lilia Sales, Vice-Rector, Universidade de Fortaleza

·         Ricardo dos Santos, Jr. ’07BUS, Vice President, Enconpar S.A.

·         Carlos Alberto Sicupira, Chairman, Brava Foundation

·         Marcos Troyjo, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs faculty member and Director BRICLab