Arminio Fraga

    Arminio Fraga was the latter Governor of Central Bank of Brazil, from March /99 to December/2002.. Previously he was for 6 years a Managing Director at Soros Fund Management LLC, in New York. In 1991 and 1992 Mr. Fraga served as a board member and Director of International Affairs at the Central Bank of Brazil. Mr. Fraga has also worked for Salomon Brothers, in New York and for Banco de Investimentos Garantia in Brazil. Mr. Fraga teaches at the Graduate School of Economics at Getulio Vargas Foundation, in Rio, and has taught at the School of International Affairs at Columbia University; at the Wharton School; and at the Catholic University, in Rio. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University, in 1985, and his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, in 1981.

Mr. Fraga is (or has been)a member of a number of international organizations including, The Group of Thirty, the Council of Foreign Relations, the Chairman's Advisory Board of the Financial Stability Forum, the Research Advisory Board of the World Bank, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Board of Pro-Natura USA


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