Trustee Emeritus

Roberto Teixeira da Costa

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Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington

Biography Roberto Teixeira da Costa

Trustee at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). Roberto Teixeira da Costa is an economist graduated from the National School of Economic Sciences.

His professional career is directly and indirectly associated with capital markets, both at Deltec, a pioneer in this activity in Brazil, where he joined in 1958, and at Banco de Investimento do Brasil and Unibanco, where he was responsible for the Vice-Presidency of Investments until March 1977, later, in the organization and installation of CVM - Securities and Exchange Commission, of which he was the first President, having held this position until December 1979.

When he left CVM, he returned to São Paulo where he presided over Brasilpar, which was the pioneer in the area of venture capital and private equity whose asset management activity was acquired by SulAmérica.

Author of the books "Not only Marketing...Posture and Behavior in the Corporate World" (Editora Conex), and "Capital Markets. A trajectory of 50 years" (Editora Imprensa Oficial) and "Valeu a Pena - Mercado de Capitais - Presente Passado e Futuro” (“It Was Worth It – Capital Markets – Present, Past and Future”) (FGV - 2018).

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, DC, a member of the Deliberative Council of the Institute of International Relations (IRI) and of the International Conjuncture Analysis Group (GACINT), both from the University of São Paulo (USP).

He was one of the founders and international president of the Latin American Business Council (CEAL) - 1998 to 2000, as well as a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Board of Trustees for seven years. Trustee Emeritus of CEBRI - Brazilian Center for International Relations.

Member of the Board of the Brazilian Sculpture Museum (MUBE). Member of the International Advisory Board of Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC), President of the Market Arbitration Chamber (CAM) of B3.




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