Chief, Office of the Presidency
Mr. Andre Soares is the Chief of the Office of the Presidency.
Mr. Soares is a dual citizen of USA and Brazil. Prior to his current role, he was a Senior Fellow at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) and a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council-Latin America Center, developing strategic partnerships with companies and organizations across Latin American and the Caribbean on trade and social impact matters. From 2014 to 2016 he carried out research on trade and economics in the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Vice Presidency for Sectors and Knowledge, and later served as Counselor on the IDB Board of Executive Directors and Temporary Alternate Executive Director for IDB Invest from July 2016 until May 2022.
Andre holds a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Production Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.