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Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

PhD in Economics from the University of Campinas (Unicamp). Officer in charge of economic affairs 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 (2012). Lecturer in the Continuing Education Program at GVlaw (FGV).

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Bernardo Gouthier Macedo

Graduated in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Master’s and PhD from the University of Campinas (Unicamp). Special advisor at the Ministry of Finance in 2003. Member of several boards of directors. Listed in the 2012 edition of the International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists published by Global Competition Review, and the 2011 edition of Euromoney’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Competition & Antitrust Lawyers/Economists - Brazil. Lecturer in the Continuing Education Program in Law at Gvlaw (FGV). Publications include “Economia e Direito: um diálogo entre iguais”, in Pádua Lima, M.L. (ed.), Direito e Economia – 30 anos de Brasil, vol.1: Agenda Contemporânea, Saraiva/GV, 2012. Officer in charge of economic affairs at IBRAC, the main professional association of competition lawyers and economists in Brazil. Non-governmental advisor with the Brazilian delegation to the International Competition Network (ICN).

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

PhD, master’s and BSc in economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP). Teaching an MBA course on industrial organization and antitrust at FIPE-USP since 2010. Former lecturer for three years in GVLaw’s Continuing Education in Law Program. Former Deputy Secretary for Economic Surveillance at the Ministry of Finance (SEAE/MF, Nov. 2004-Mar. 2007), in charge of antitrust and economic regulation in agriculture, power, sanitation, health economics, telecommunications and media. Former representative of the Finance Ministry on the boards of Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE) and Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), the Federal Council of the Fund for Defense of Diffuse Rights (CFDD), the Committee for the Development of the Brazilian Digital TV System (SBTVD), and the Technical & Executive Committee of the Office of Pharmaceutical Drug Market Regulation (CMED). Currently Director, International Relations & Foreign Trade, FIESP (São Paulo State Federation of Industry).

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

Law and Economics Director Gustavo Madi Rezende has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from FEA-USP and a Master’s degree in Economic Theory from IE-UNICAMP. He has been an economic consultant with LCA Consultores for over 20 years. Mr. Rezende Specializes in competition economics, taxation, commercial defense, public policy and technical support in litigation, and has been a lecturer for the GVLaw Continued Legal Education program.

Gustavo Madi Rezende

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 degree in economic theory and Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP), with experience in Competition Economics. Former technical advisor at the São Paulo Mayor’s Office and at the São Paulo Municipal Department of Finance and Economic Development.

  • 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

    Graduated in economic sciences from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP). Master’s in energy planning from USP. Graduate student in infrastructure at GVlaw. Member of LCA’s Competition Economics team. Previously in regulation at Siglasul Consultores and LCA’s Market Intelligence practice.

  • 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 (USP) and employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former special advisor to Brazil’s Minister of Education and Presidential Chief of Staff. Experience as an economist specializing in macroeconomic research.

  • Fernando Silveira

    Economics undergraduate at the University of São Paulo USP) employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former intern with Unibanco working in the unit responsible for controlling and resolving complaints about credit cards with a focus on studies to project operator costs, and former member of USP’s cultural and extension event organizing unit.

  • 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.

  • 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-USP) and employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former intern with Ultrapar (Grupo Ultra) working in corporate planning, monitoring of main competitors and production of monthly report on investment by group companies.

  • Júlia Burle

    Master’s in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP) and employed in LCA’s Competition Economics practice. Former intern in the Ministry of Finance’s National Treasury Department and former mentor with UVE, a non-governmental organization linked to the University of Brasília that offers emancipatory education to children aged 6-15 from a poor community in the Federal District.

  • 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

    Bachelor’s degree in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. Member of LCA’s Competition Economics team. Formely with J.P. Morgan’s Asset Management and Banco Original’s PMO teams.

  • 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.

  • 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 (FEA-USP). PhD in economics from FGV-SP (thesis on antitrust in the health sector, supervisor Prof. Paulo Furquim de Azevedo). Senior Project Manager in LCA’s Competition Economics practice, with experience in market intelligence. Former Visiting Scholar at Columbia University (NY), working on research in industrial organization and antitrust. Member of FGV’s Economics faculty. Former lecturer in the Continuing Education Program at GVlaw (FGV).

  • 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 of Applied Economics degree from PPGEA-UFJF and Bachelor of Economics degree from UFMG. Active in the Law and Economics area. Previously employed at IPEA, CEDEPLAR, and Conjuntura e Mercados Consultoria Jr., an extension program at the UFJF School of Economics.

  • 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).