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Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

Doctor of Economics, Unicamp; former special advisor to the Ministry of Finance (2003) and currently a member of the Board of Directors of BDMG. Listed in the International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists since 2012 and Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network.

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Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

Doctor of Economics, Unicamp. Former special advisor to the Ministry of Finance (2003), member of the Board of Directors of Banco do Brasil (2007-2015), of Caixa Econômica Federal (2003-2004), of BESC (2003) and of BDMG (since 2015), IBGC-certified. Listed in the International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists since 2012 and Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network since 2011. Was the economist responsible for the winning paper of the Global Competition Review’s Merger Matter of Year – Americas. Lecturer of the Continued Education program at GVlaw-FGV.


Carlos Urso Júnior

Carlos Urso Júnior

Graduate degree, FEA/USP, with more than 20 years’ experience monitoring and analyzing the economic scenario. Active in staff management and the macroeconomics portfolio at LCA. Formerly with the Public Sector Economics Institute (“Instituto de Economia do Setor Público” – IESP/Fundap).

Carlos Urso Júnior

Celso Toledo

Celso Toledo

Technical Macroeconomics Director. Doctor of Economics, FEA/USP, Master of Economics, FGV/EESP, specialization degree, University of Texas at Austin. Former editorialist at newspaper Folha de S.Paulo and a practicing consultant since 1988 (initially at MB Associados). Former managing partner at MCM.

Celso Toledo

Cláudia Viegas

Cláudia Viegas

PhD in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Former Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Finance’s Economic Surveillance Department (SEAE/MF), with economic regulation and antitrust experience in several sectors. Lecturer in graduate studies at FGV and FIPE/USP.

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Cláudia Viegas

Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). Master’s and PhD from the same institution. Head of Economic Regulation and Public Policy at LCA, with over 15 years of experience in economic consulting. Former undersecretary at the Ministry of Finance’s Economic Surveillance Department (SEAE), focusing on antitrust and economic regulation in several segments, especially telecommunications and media, health (member of Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Board, CMED), and energy. Former lecturer in the GVLaw Continuing Education Program at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and graduate courses at FGV’s São Paulo School of Economics (EESP). Professor of graduate studies at the University of São Paulo’s Institute of Economic Research (FIPE/USP) since 2008.

Cristian Andrei

Cristian Andrei

Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP), graduate studies at the University of Campinas (Unicamp). More than 20 years of experience in consulting. Has led teams and projects in all of LCA’s practice areas.

Cristian Andrei

Fernando Camargo

Fernando Camargo

Specialist in infrastructure with ample expertise in energy, sanitation and logistics. Also experienced in financial structuring, project finance and M&A. Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Master’s from the University of Campinas (Unicamp). Twenty years of experience in consulting.

Fernando Camargo

Fernando Sampaio

Fernando Sampaio

Post-graduate degree, Unicamp, and graduate degree, FEA/USP. Has 25 years’ experience as a consultant. Former editorialist at newspaper Folha de S.Paulo; former feature writer at newspapers Jornal do Brasil and Gazeta Mercantil; former professor at FAAP and FESPSP; former researcher at Cebrap and Fundap.

Fernando Sampaio

Gustavo Madi Rezende

Gustavo Madi Rezende

Master’s in economic theory from the University of Campinas’s Economics Institute (IE-UNICAMP). Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). Head of Taxation and Commercial Defense at LCA, with over 15 years of experience in economic consulting.

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Gustavo Madi Rezende

Master’s in economic theory from the University of Campinas’s Economics Institute (IE-UNICAMP). Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). Head of Taxation and Commercial Defense at LCA, with over 15 years of experience in economic consulting. Also active in economic litigation, having served as an arbitration expert, and in antitrust. Listed by Global Competition Review in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Legal’s Future Leaders. Former coordinator and lecturer in a course on microeconomics applied to antitrust for lawyers offered by the Brazilian Institute of Competition, Consumer & International Trade Studies (IBRAC) and Universidade Mackenzie in 2012 and 2015, and former lecturer in the GVLaw Continuing Education Program at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).


José Luiz Chabassus Maia

José Luiz Chabassus Maia

Master's in economic development from UNICAMP, BSc in economics from PUC-SP. More than 12 years experience in consulting, having worked in the nondurable consumer goods industry for 12 years.

José Luiz Chabassus Maia

Silvia Fagá

Silvia Fagá

PhD in Economics (FGV-SP), former visiting scholar at Columbia University-NY. Silvia was a member of EESP-FGV’s and FIPE’s Economics faculty. Listed since 2015 in the GCR Who’s Who Legal: Competition. Director at IBRAC (2016/19).

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Silvia Fagá

Graduated in economics from FEA-USP and PhD in Economics, FGV-SP honored with first place in the 2009 SEAE Award by the Ministry of Finance’s Economic Surveillance Department. Former visiting scholar at Columbia University-NY. Silvia was a member of EESP-FGV’s and FIPE’s Economics faculty. Former lecturer in the Continuing Education Program at GVlaw (FGV). Listed since 2015 in the Global Competition Review’s Who’s Who Legal as an internationally noteworthy economist for competition-related matters. She is an officer at the Brazilian Institute of Competition, Consumer and International Trade Studies (IBRAC), in charge of Economic Issues (2016/19).





  • Ana Luisa

    Economist at the Macroeconomic area. Graduate degree in economics, FEA/USP, and Master of Economics candidate, FGV-SP. Served as analyst in the public-sector and financial institutions credit risk area at Citibank and as an intern at the Trade Finance Sales area of Deutsche Bank, helping with daily product quotes and visiting customers to gain awareness of their industries and sectors. Participant in the exchange program with the Freiburg University.

  • Anna Olimpia de Moura Leite

    Master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). Specialist in antitrust and public policy in competition economics. Former technical advisor to the mayor of São Paulo and economic advisor in the City of São Paulo Department of Finance & Economic Development (2013-14).

  • Alexandros Petridis

    Bachelor of Economics, Insper. Active in the Corporate Investment and Finance area. Formerly with Apsis Consultoria as a trainee and junior consultant, where he audited and contacted customers, and analyzed financial documentation and valuation reports.

  • Antonio Madeira

    Senior economist at the Macroeconomics area. Graduate degree from FEA/USP and APIMEC certified (CNPI), with almost 30 years’ professional experience. Formerly with the Pirelli and Cargill groups and MCM Consultores, where he served clients in the financial market for 18 years.

  • Bráulio Lima Borges

    Senior Economist at LCA’s Macroeconomics area, where he has been since 2004, and associate researcher at IBRE/FGV since 2015. Master of Economics, IPE/USP and graduate degree in Economics, FEA/USP. Won the National Treasury Award for his master’s dissertation in Public Finance. Formerly with the economics department at Telefónica and Post-Graduate Macroeconomics professor at GVLaw.

  • Bruno Turetto Rodrigues

    Graduated in economics from the Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and in applied mathematics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Former market intelligence intern at an agroindustrial company, developing econometric models to analyze and monitor the agricultural market with an emphasis on macroeconomic studies and trade relations.

  • César Hideki Yamamoto

    Markets & Sectors economist. Graduated in economics from FEA/USP. Master’s from FGV. Previously with ACNielsen’s sales department.

  • Cintya Yeung

    Bachelor of Economics, Insper. Active in the Market Intelligence area. Formerly an intern with Mori Energia Solar, developing sales plans and campaigns, and with Somos Educação, serving as a consultant on project management, case analysis, and internal and external benchmarking.

  • Cosmo Donato

    Bachelor of Economics, FEA/USP and Master of Economics candidate, FGV-EESP. Active in the Macroeconomics area. Specializes in the labor market and industry analysis, with additional experience in covering other situational indicators and market intelligence projects. Formerly an economist with M. Safra Money Managers.

  • Dario Alexandre Guerrero

    Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Now studying for a PhD in economic theory at USP. Member of LCA’s Investment & Corporate Finance team, focusing on infrastructure and economic regulation.

  • Elias Celestino Cavalcante

    Master’s in economic theory and BSc in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Former economic research intern at Banco Bradesco.

  • Fábio Romão Silveira

    Economist at the Macroeconomics area. Graduate and Master’s degrees, UNESP, with 17 years’ experience as an economic consultant. Specializes in inflation and the jobs market. Formerly a researcher with the Industrial Economics Studies Group (“Grupo de estudos em Economia Industrial” – GEEIN) and the Economic Situation and Studies Center (“Núcleo de Conjuntura e Estudos Econômicos” – NCEE), where he worked in partnership with SEBRAE-SP.

  • Felipe Lopes

    Bachelor of Economics, Insper, Master of Economics Degree and Doctor of Economics Candidate, FGV. Formerly assistant professor of Statistics, Basic Econometrics and Time-Series Econometrics from 2013 to 2014. Also served in 2016 as assistant Professor of Economic History.

  • Fernando Sakon

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). Master’s and PhD from the same institution. Head of Economic Regulation and Public Policy at LCA, with over 15 years of experience in economic consulting. Former undersecretary at the Ministry of Finance’s Economic Surveillance Department (SEAE), focusing on antitrust and economic regulation in several segments, especially telecommunications and media, health (member of Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Board, CMED), and energy. Former lecturer in the GVLaw Continuing Education Program at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and graduate courses at FGV’s São Paulo School of Economics (EESP). Professor of graduate studies at the University of São Paulo’s Institute of Economic Research (FIPE/USP) since 2008.

  • Fernando Silveira

    Economics undergraduate at the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP), set to graduate in June 2018. Analyst in LCA’s Competition Economics practice since April 2017. Formerly with Itaú Unibanco, working on credit card operational planning (November 2015-May 2016).

  • Flavia Ribeiro

    Graduated in economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Former consultant in strategic planning and results-oriented management implementation projects for public institutions, state and city governments, and private enterprise. Team leader and technical head of applied economics product development for consultancy projects.

  • Francisco Pessoa Faria Júnior

    Macroeconomics and sectorial scenarios specialist. Graduate and Master’s degrees in Economics, FEA/USP, with 18 years’ experience as a consultant. Currently responsible for the development of special investigations into several areas, such as National Accounts, income, and inflation. Formerly a consultant with Ideias and technical area coordinator at Rosenberg e Associados.

  • Gabriel Takahashi

    Economics undergraduate at the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP), set to graduate in December 2018. Analyst in LCA’s Competition Economics practice since April 2016, working on projects relating to antitrust, economic regulation and public policy. Formerly with Cinemark Brasil, working on financial planning (September 2015-April 2016).

  • Guilherme Denes

    Currently taking a master’s degree in economics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais’s Center for Development & Regional Planning (CEDEPLAR-UFMG). Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s Economics & Business Administration School (FEA-USP). Employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former trainee with Prospectiva Consultoria working on infrastructure sector analysis, policy and economic outlook, and with INSPER’s Public Policy Center working on econometric studies to assess the impact of the Bolsa Família conditional cash transfer program.

  • Guilherme Strifezzi Leal

    Master’s in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Currently employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Former exchange student in finance and economics at Harvard, trainee with Credit Suisse working on equity research (utilities), and lecturer in macroeconomics to master’s students at USP.

  • Henry Nasser

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP) and employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Formerly with HSBC Brazil and Mexico as Latin America capital research analyst working on action recommendations and company appraisals. Former intern with University of Victoria (Canada) working on donation and fundraising campaigns for activities and improvements to campus facilities.

  • Igor Bueno

    Graduate studies at the University of São Paulo (USP) and master’s in applied economics from the same university. Currently employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Winner of scholarship from the Ministry of Education’s Office for Faculty Development (CAPES) for satisfactory academic performance. Former intern at the National Institute for Educational Research (INEP, Min. of Education) responsible for statistical surveys in the fiscal, tax, socio-economic and educational fields.

  • João Marchi

    Graduated in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Employed as an economist in LCA’s Competition Economics practice, focusing on economic regulation, antitrust and public policy. Former intern with Ultrapar (Grupo Ultra) working on corporate planning and investment (2016).

  • Julia Burle

    Graduated in economics from the University of Brasília (UnB) and now taking graduate studies in economics at the University of São Paulo’s Economics & Business Administration School (FEA-USP). Employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former trainee with the National Treasury Department of the Finance Ministry and head of Universitários Vão à Escola (UVE), an NGO in Brasília.

  • Karen Codazzi

    Master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Currently employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Formerly with the Institute for Studies of Work & Society (IETS) focusing on the labor market and entrepreneurship for SEBRAE Observatory (Rio de Janeiro), and with the National Development Bank (BNDES) working on planning and program evaluation.

  • Lucas Colacino

    Bachelor of Economics, PUC, and Master of Industrial Economics, UFRJ. Active in the Law and Economics area. Formerly an economist with law firm Vinicius Marques de Carvalho Advogados (VMCA), drafting legal-economic opinions in response to private-sector agents for anti-trust and regulatory matters. Formerly an advisor with antitrust authority Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE).

  • Lucas Mauro

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). Employed at LCA since 2015, working in the Competition Economics practice on projects relating to regulation, antitrust and sectoral analysis, especially transportation, direct sales, personal hygiene, cosmetics, and tobacco. Formerly with the Corporate Credit Policy Department of Itaú Unibanco (2014-15).

  • Maria Gabriela Fonseca Mazoni do Nascimento

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA-RP/USP). Master’s in economic theory from IPE-USP. Manager of LCA’s Investment & Corporate Finance practice. Previously a research assistant working on social policy assessment at Institute for Economic Research Foundation (FIPE).

  • Mauro Schneider

    Bachelor of Engineering, Escola Politécnica, USP, with a post-graduate degree in Economics from FGV-SP. Has over twenty-five years’ experience with macroeconomic analysis associated with supporting investment opportunities identification and risk management, having served as chief economics with ING Bank and CGD Securities, and as international economics with the Safra Group. Also has varied experience in the strategic business planning area. Formerly a contributor, Brasil Econômico newspaper, and a FIA professor.

  • Michelle Turu

    Graduated in economic sciences from EESP-FGV. Member of LCA’s Market Intelligence team. Formerly in telecom market intelligence with International Data Corporation (IDC).

  • Paulo Adania

    Bachelor’s degree, PUC-SP, Master’s candidate, INSPER. Has been employed with LCA since 2015, in the Law and Economics area, active in competition protection; regulation; and public policies. Has been engaged in projects associated with various industries, with emphasis on telecommunications; agribusiness; retail; financial; chemical and pharmaceutical. Previously employed with J.P. Morgan’s Asset Management practice.

  • Paulo Neves

    Economist at the Macroeconomics area. Master’s degree, Unicamp, and graduate degree in economics, PUC/SP. Involved in regional economy tracking. Formerly with the economics department at HSBC Bank and the ADRs Control area at Itaú Unibanco.

  • Raquel Andrade

    Graduated in economics from the University of Campinas (Unicamp). Member of LCA’s Market Intelligence team. Formerly with Siemens Brazil and Empresa Júnior ECONOMICA.

  • Renata Alves

    Graduated in economics from Mackenzie University and master’s in applied economics. Employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Former analyst with BM&FBOVESPA and product coordinator at LAFIS Consulting, leading a team of economists responsible for sectoral and macroeconomic analysis.

  • Ricardo Sakamoto

    Master’s in economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo (FGV-SP). Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP) in Ribeirão Preto. Active in competition economics for six years, specializing in antitrust and foreign trade analysis. Formerly with the credit card department at Unibanco (2004-05), and business intelligence and credit card financing products at Citibank (2006-10).

  • Roberta Maitino de Oliveira Alves

    Bachelor´s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP) and master´s in business economics from FGV-SP. Project manager in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice.

  • Rodrigo Nishida

    Economist at the Macroeconomics area. Master of Macroeconomics and Finance, FGV/EESP, and graduate degree, FEA/USP. Monitors and develops macroeconomic scenarios with particular focus on industrial output; also active in sectorial economics, with emphasis on the automotive and oil and natural gas industries. Formerly an intern with the Economics Research Institute Foundation (“Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas” – FIPE).

  • Thovan Tucakov

    Master of Macroeconomics, FGV/EESP, and graduate degree in Economics, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. More than 10 years’ experience in economic studies, having taken part in the development of macroeconomic scenarios and led regional and sectorial analysis projects. In recent years, has been dedicated t the development of technology products intended for data gathering (mining), structuring, organization, analysis and visualization.

  • Valentin Pataca Femena

    Graduated in economic sciences from the University of São Paulo (FEA/USP). Member of LCA’s Market Intelligence team. Previously in pharmaceuticals industry research with FIPE.

  • Verônica Cardoso

    Graduated in economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Master’s in applied economics from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF). Currently employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Experience in research projects for IPEA and CEDEPLAR, focusing on industrial and regional economies.

  • Victor Lopes

    Graduated in economic sciences from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP). Master’s from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/EESP). Project Manager in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Previously in personal banking products with Santander.

  • Vitor Ivanoff

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP), with experience in Investment & Corporate Finance. Previously with LCA’s sales department, Luz Engenharia Financeira, Sales Talent and DGX. He was an exchange student at the Bordeaux École de Management (France).

  • Vitor Velho

    Economist at the Macroeconomics area. Master’s degree, FGV/EPGE, and graduate degree, UERJ. Served as Surveys Coordinator at FGV/IBRE, in charge of economic situation analysis and publication of the Services Confidence Index (“Índice de Confiança de Serviços” – ICS), and collaborating with the creation of the Business Confidence Index (“Índice de Confiança Empresarial” – ICE); formerly economic situation analysis technician at the same institution; and formerly an intern at IBGE, supporting the PNAD and PME surveys.