Economist, post-graduate in Finances from the College of Business Armando Álvares Penteado-FAAP, a specialist in Higher Education, Master in Business Administration from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University and PhD in Economic History from São Paulo University- USP. He has extension courses from the University of Salamanca, Spain, California University in Berkeley, Dominican University of California, Robins School of Business and from the Management Institute the University of Richmond, Virginia.
He is Director General at the Santa Marcelina Association, maintainer of the Basic Schools and Santa Marcelina Faculties. He is a board member on the board of directors of SEMESP – Union of Maintaining Entities for Higher Education Institutions of São Paulo State. Director of ABMES – Brazilian Association of Higher Education Maintainers. Member of the FIESP Superior Council for Social Responsibility–CONSOCIAL at the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo-FIESP. Founding President of the Brazilian Association of Fundraising Professionals- ABCR. He is also an independent member on the board of directors of Santa Catarina Group, maintainer of Basic Schools, Social Assistance Organizations and Hospitals.
He held several positions in general management at large banks and financial institutions, as well as Administrative and Financial Director at the multinational Gotaverken Industria e Comércio SA, Controller of Group A. Araújo S/A - Engineering and Assembly, partner and Administrative and Financial Director of Gasa Gurgel Araújo S/A. Financial Director and President Director of Mackenzie Institute, maintainer of the Mackenzie Basic Schools and Mackenzie University from 1997 to 2005. Director General of the Rio Branco Integrated Colleges of the Foundation of Rotarians in São Paulo from 2005 to 2010. Principal Advisor of the State Council of Education of the State of São Paulo of the Chamber of Higher Education and President of the Planning Commission of the State Council of Education from 2005 to 2011. Member of the Fiscal Council of the Foundation for Administrative Development – FUNDAP from 2008 to 2012. He was also a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Padre Anchieta Foundation which runs Radio and TV Cultura from 2013 to 2019.
He served for three terms on the Board of Directors of ACM, São Paulo Young Men´s Christian Association.
He was the first fundraising teacher in Brazil, internationally accredited by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Faculty Training Academy holding the title of Master Teacher.
He is also the author of the books “Fund Raising: Knowing better why people contribute, Mackenzie publishing house and “Sustainability and Fund Raising in Higher Education in Brazil.“ Saraiva publishing house in co-edition with Mackenzie publishing house, the first books on the subject published in Brazil. Co-author of the books “Nos Bastidores da Educação Brasileira (Behind the Scenes of Brazilian Education)”, Humus publishing house and “Empreendedorismo e Inovação no Ensino Superior (Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education”, Cultura publishing house – SEMESP.
Executive General Director of the Visconde de Porto Seguro Foundation, a network of Visconde de Porto Seguro Basic Schools and maintainer of the Martius-Staden Institute of German Culture.
He is graduated in Business Administration and has MBA in Finance from FIA-USP – Administration Institute Foundation – University of São Paulo and has several specialization courses such as Management Living from the Maalik Institute, Germany, and Saint Gallen University in Switzerland; MGL – Making Great Leaders (Hay Group); Conflict Management and Negotiation from Dom Cabral Foundation; Institutional Communication in FIA-USP and Budget Planning from FGV – Getúlio Vargas Foundation.
For 25 years, he held several positions in multinational companies: Financial Director at Nobel Biocare, Administrative-Financial Director at Drager Medical do Brasil, Financial Coordinator at Pepsico do Brasil and auditor at KPMG Peat Marwick.
President of the Executive Board of the Paulista Association of Foundations – APF from 2004 to 2022. President of the Brazilian Confederation of Foundations – CEBRAF from 2007 to 2019 and Vice President from 2019 to 2022. Associate Director Secretary of FEBRAEDA – Brazilian Federation of Social and Educational Associations for Adolescents from 2019 to 2021 and Advisor for Parliamentary Affairs from 2008 to 2021. Advisor for Foundational Affairs of the Rotarian Foundation of São Paulo. Member of the High Council of the High School of Arts and Crafts of São Paulo. Member of the Higher Council of Social Responsibility, CONSOCIAL of FIESP. Vice Coordinator of the Municipal Forum of Social Assistance Entities of São Paulo FEBAS since 2008 up the moment – FEBAS. Member of the Board of ABMES – Brazilian Association of Higher Education Maintainers from 2004 to 2007. Representative as a Director of the Foundation of Rotarians in São Paulo – Council of the Solidarity Community in Commission I – Resources and Financing and Commission 3 – Classification System and Self-Regulation of the Reform of the Legal Framework of the Third Sector. National Council of Social Assistance - CNAS, linked to the Ministry of Social Welfare and Assistance – Brasília, DF. Substitute Councilor representing the Israeli Confederation of Brazil - CONIB in 1995. Substitute Counselor representing the Brazilian Federation of Patrolism from 1996 to 2000. Principal member of the council representing the Brazilian Federation of Christian Young Men's Associations from 2000 to 2002.
President Director of the Federation of the Holy Houses and Charitable Hospitals of the State of São Paulo - FEHOSP, President of the Holy House of Mercy in Palmital, post- graduate in Hospital Administration, President of the Holy Houses of Mercy, Hospitals and Philanthropic Entities – CMB from 2010 to 2020, former Secretary and councilman of the Palmital Municipal Council, former Chief of Staff of the Palmital City Hall.
He is a mathematician. He began his academic career in the Adventist Education Network as a professor in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro. He worked as a professor at an institution of the same network in Hortolandia in São Paulo, Director for Student Affairs and Marketing Director. Director of the Faculty of Sciences, Director of the Department of Cultural and University Extension and General Director of Campus. He served as Rector of UNASP from 2001 to 2016, when from then on, he assumed the position of Chancellor of UNASP, working in that position until 2018.
He was President of ABIEE – Brazilian Association of Evangelical Institutions for two terms and is currently one of the Vice Presidents of ABIEE. He is the President of the Council of Constituent Members of ABLIRC – Brazilian Association of Religious Freedom and Citizenship. Member of the Fiscal Council of ABRUC – Brazilian Association of Community Institutions of Higher Education. He served as Secretary of ANACEU – National Association of University Centers. He is a member of FUNADESP – National Foundation for Development of Private Higher Education.
Graduated in Business Administration from Associação de Ensino Unificado do Distrito Federal in Brasília, DF (Unified Education Association of the Federal District), and post-graduated in Business Management from Dom Cabral Foundation, MG.
His professional career was built at Banco do Brasil where he was hired in December 1976, and worked there for 35 years, retiring in July 2011. In August 2008, he joined the Board of Directors of the Mackenzie Presbyterian Institute where he served as the Chairman of the Deliberative Council from January 2013 to June 2016.
Since June 2016, he has held the position of President Director of Mackenzie Presbyterian Institute, maintainer of the Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Mackenzie Presbyterian Faculties and Mackenzie Presbyterian Basic Schools and Hospital Universitário Evangélico of Curitiba (HUEM). Chairman of the Deliberative Council of Associação Beneficente Douradense, Dourado– MS that maintains the Evangelical Hospital Dr. and Mrs. Goldsby King and the Technical Nursing School Vital Brasil - EVB. Chairman of the Deliberative Council of Associação do Instituto Cristão, Castro PR, which maintains the Colégio Agrícola Instituto Cristão. Chairman of the Deliberative Council of Bradesco MultiPensions that runs more than 30 pension funds, among them, the MackPrev Funds I and II. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Reverend José Manoel da Conceição (JMC Foundation, maintainer of the Presbyterian Seminary Rev. José Manoel da Conceição – São Paulo - SP), where he serves as statutory Secretary to the board. Member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Accounting Institute - IBC, as a spokesman member. Counselor certified by the Certification Institute of Social Security Professionals - ICSS (Supplementary Pension).
Graduated in Philosophy and Theology from FAJE – Jesuit Faculty and MBA in Business Management at FGV – Getúlio Vargas Foundation. He was Director of the Basic School Santo Inácio in Fortaleza, Director of the Jesuit Monastery in Baturité, Ceará, Parish Administrator in Capim Grosso, Bahia, Superior of the Northeast Apostolic Platform II, Superior of the Midwest Apostolic Platform. Currently, he is Superior of the Apostolic Nucleus of the Jesuits in Brasília, Director of the Cultural Center of Brasília and President Director of the Fé and Alegria Foundation (Faith and Joy Foundation).
Director of Institutional Relations of the Marist Group. She is a specialist in Corporate Communication and holds a Master's degree in International Marketing from the University of Economic Sciences of La Plata, Argentina. She has a degree in Journalism and in Advertising from the Federal University of Paraná - UFPR. She holds a post-graduate degree in Political Philosophy - UFPR and an MBA in Strategic Business Management from Positivo University, Executive Management from Dom Cabral Foundation and Management for Leadership - Iesde. She has already served as guest professor for post-graduate courses and MBA in Corporate Communication for universities in Paraná. She worked as a journalist for media channels such as CBN Radio and the newspaper Folha de Londrina. Since 2002 she has worked in the management of Communication and Institutional Relations in the private sector, having worked in the companies such as TIM, GRPCOM and, currently, at the Marist Group.