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Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

PhD in Economics from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Director of Research at IBRAC, the main professional association of competition lawyers and economists in Brazil. Former special advisor at the Ministry of Finance (2003). Listed in the International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists since 2012.

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Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

PhD in Economics from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Director of Research at IBRAC, the main professional association of competition lawyers and economists in Brazil. Former special advisor at the Ministry of Finance (2003). Listed in the International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists since 2012. Economist responsible for the paper that won GCR’s 2015 Merger Matter of the Year Americas Award. Lecturer in the Continuing Education Program at GVLaw (FGV).

Carlos Urso Júnior

Carlos Urso Júnior

Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). More than 15 years of experience in economic outlook monitoring and analysis.

Carlos Urso Júnior

Celso Toledo

Celso Toledo

Doctor of Economics degree from USP and Master of Economics degree from FGV-SP, with specialization in the MBA department of the University of Texas at Austin. Was an editorialist at Folha de S.Paulo newspaper and worked at MB Associados.

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

Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP) and Master’s degree in economics from Unicamp. More than twenty years of experience in consulting.
Former researcher at Cebrap and Fundap, columnist with Gazeta Mercantil and Jornal do Brasil and leader writer for eight years at Folha de S.Paulo.

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

Graduated in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Master’s student in economic development at the University of Campinas (Unicamp). More than 10 years of experience in consulting and 12 years in non-durable consumer goods.

José Luiz Chabassus Maia




  • André Ribeiro

    Master’s in applied economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA-RP/USP), with a degree in economic sciences from the same university (FEA-USP). Currently employed in LCA's Competition Economics practice, focusing on analysis of public policy, taxation, and antitrust. Formerly intern with FIPE, where he worked on the public works price index (IPO), more than five years with LCA’s Market Intelligence practice, analyst at Regional Economics Research Center (CEPER-FUNDACE), and independent consultant on finance projects for firms in transportation and basic sanitation. Developed a project to measure collusion data for CADE, Brazil’s antitrust authority. Lecturer on industrial organization for INSPER’s professional MBA program.

  • 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).

  • Antonio Madeira

    Graduated in economics from FEA-USP, specializing in macroeconomics. Previously with the financial departments of Grupo Pirelli and Cargill. Former senior advisor with MCM Consultores, serving financial market clients for 18 years.

  • Bráulio Lima Borges

    Bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s in economic theory from the University of São Paulo’s Economics & Business Administration School (FEA-USP). Awarded the National Treasury Prize for his master’s dissertation on public finance. Formerly employed by Telefónica in its economics department and by GVLaw as a lecturer in macroeconomics. Now senior economist in LCA’s Macroeconomics practice and associate researcher at Fundação Getúlio Vargas’s Brazilian Institute of Economics (IBRE/FGV).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Diego Rodrigues

    Graduated in economics from Unicamp. Member of LCA’s Investment & Corporate Finance team. Previously with LCA’s Macroeconomics, Market Intelligence and Competition Economics practices. Formerly an exchange student at the University of Copenhagen and an intern in 3M do Brasil’s Lean Six Sigma area. PIBIC grantee for research on the role of Brazil’s National Development Bank (BNDES) during the 2008 financial crisis

  • Edgar Perlotti

    Master’s in energy planning from the University of São Paulo’s Engineering School (IEE-USP, 2013). Graduate studies in infrastructure law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas’s Law School (GVLaw, 2014). Graduated in economic sciences from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). More than ten years of experience in economic consulting at LCA, focusing on market forecasts (final and intermediate goods), economic regulation, and public policy. Specialist in electric power, telecommunications, and oil and gas. Previously a consultant with Siglasul Consultores (2012-13). Professor of graduate studies at the University of São Paulo’s Institute of Economic Research (FIPE-USP).

  • 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

    Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Unesp. Specialist in macroeconomic scenarios, inflation and labor market. Previously researcher with Industrial Economics Studies Group (GEEIN) and Economic Research Center (NCEE), working in partnership with SEBRAE-SP.

  • 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

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s Economics & Business Administration School (FEA-USP) and master’s from the same university. Responsible at LCA for developing macroeconomic scenarios and methodologies to monitor level of economic activity in regional and sectoral dimensions, as well as special studies focusing on macroeconomic trends. Formerly with Ideias, a firm of consultants, and technical 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 School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP) in 2014. Specialist in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former trainee at Prospectiva Consultoria, working on infrastructure sector, industry analysis, policies, and economic forecasting, and at INSPER’s Public Policy Center, working on econometric studies to assess the socioeconomic impact of the Bolsa Família conditional cash transfer program (2013).

  • Gustavo Serra

    Economics undergraduate at the University of São Paulo (USP) and employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Completed a business course at Escola de Negócios Saint-Paul, a business school in São Paulo, Brazil.

  • Henrique Vicente

    Graduated in economics at the University of São Paulo and International Relations graduate from PUC, with experience in Competition Economics. Previously a junior consultant at Prospectiva Consultoria.

  • Henrique 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).

  • Júlia Burle

    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).

  • Karen Codazzi

    Master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro’s Economics Institute (IE-UFRJ). Employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Formerly with the Institute for Studies of Work & Society (IETS), focusing on the labor market and entrepreneurship (2016-17), and an intern with the National Development Bank (BNDES), focusing on policy assessment (2012-13).

  • 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).

  • Luan Pereira

    Graduated in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Graduate studies in economics at the University of São Paulo (USP). Employed in LCA’s Market Intelligence practice. Former intern with the Brazilian Innovation Agency (FINEP) working on financial studies with technical staff, and with BR Distribuidora Petrobras working on analysis of environmental and economic projects that influenced internal rate of return.

  • 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).

  • 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

    Graduated in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) in 2016. Employed at LCA since 2015, working in the Competition Economics practice on antitrust, regulation, and public policy. Responsible for development of projects relating to several sectors, especially telecommunications, agribusiness, retail, financial services, and pharmaceuticals. Formerly with Banco JP Morgan’s asset management unit (2013-15).

  • Paulo Neves

    Graduated in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Master’s in economics from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Formerly with HSBC Bank Brazil in the economics department and Itaú in ADR control. Currently employed as an economist in LCA’s Macroeconomics practice and as a research at UNICAMP’s Center for Studies of International Relations (CERI).

  • 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

    Graduated in economic sciences from the University of São Paulo (FEA/USP). Member of LCA’s Macroeconomics team. Previously an intern with Institute of Economic Research Foundation (FIPE).

  • Sílvia Fagá de Almeida

    Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo’s School of Economics & Administration (FEA-USP). PhD from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo (FGV-SP): thesis won first prize awarded in 2009 by the Ministry of Finance’s Economic Surveillance Department (SEAE). Visiting scholar at Columbia University (New York, USA), researching industrial organization and antitrust policy. Dedicated to competition economics for over ten years. Listed since 2015 by Global Competition Review in Who’s Who Legal as one of the foremost practitioners of competition economics internationally. Head of Economics at the Brazilian Institute of Competition, Consumer & International Trade Studies (IBRAC, 2016-17). Former lecturer in the GVLaw Continuing Education Program at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Professor of graduate studies at FGV’s São Paulo School of Economics (EESP) and the University of São Paulo’s Institute of Economic Research (FIPE/USP).

  • Thovan Tucakov

    Graduated in economics from Mackenzie Presbyterian University in São Paulo. Master’s in economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas’s São Paulo School of Economics (FGV-EESP). More than ten years of experience in developing regional and sectoral macroeconomic scenarios. Economist and manager of LCA’s Macroeconomics practice.

  • 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 Lazarini Cardoso

    Master’s in applied economics from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF). Graduated in economic sciences from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Dedicated to competition economics, focusing on taxation and public policy. Worked on research projects for the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and the Federal University of Minas Gerais’s Center for Development & Regional Planning (CEDEPLAR-UFMG), focusing on industrial and regional economics (2011-15).

  • 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).