Executive Director, World Bank

Otaviano Canutois currentlythe Executive Director of the World Bank for Brazil and eight other countries. Prior to that, he wasExecutiveDirector of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); Senior Advisor on BRICS Economies, Vice President for PovertyReduction and Economic Management Network (PREM), and Executive Director for Brazil and the same eight other countries. He also held the position as Vice President for Countries at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). He worked for the Brazilian government and was the Secretary for International Affairs at the Ministry of Finance.  Mr. Canuto hasan extensive academic background where he was Professor of Economics at the University of São Paulo (USP) and at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP)in Brazil.