Ambassador Rubens Barbosa
President, Rubens Barbosa & Associados
Ambassador Rubens Barbosa is currently President & CEO of Rubens Barbosa & Associados in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is a highly respected and well-known former top-level diplomat in Brazil. Ambassador Barbosa is a popular speaker and writer on Brazilian and Global business and trade issues and has many years of international economic, trade and commercial experience.
He was Ambassador to the Court of Saint James, in London, from January 1994 to June 1999 and Brazilian Ambassador to the United States of America, in Washington DC, from June 1999 to March2004. Ambassador Barbosa has held a variety of senior positions in the Brazilian Government's Ministry of Foreign Relations, including as Secretary for International Affairs at the Ministry of Finance; Brazilian Permanent Representative to the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI); Under Secretary-General for Regional Integration, Trade and Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Relations; and as Coordinator of the Brazilian Section of Mercosur, the Southern Cone Common Market.
A highly experienced diplomat, especially in economic, trade and commercial affairs, he actively participated in decision-making processes in these areas, headed hundreds of negotiation missions and was the Chairman of the Association of Coffee-Producing Countries for five years.
Stephen W. Bosworth
Dean, The Fletcher School; U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy
Stephen W. Bosworth is the Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a position he assumed in February 2001. Prior to his appointment at The Fletcher School, he served as the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from November 1997 to February 2001.
From 1995-1997, Dean Bosworth was the Executive Director of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization [KEDO], an inter-governmental organization established by the United States, the Republic of Korea, and Japan to deal with North Korea. Before joining KEDO, he served seven years as President of the United States Japan Foundation, a private American grant-making institution. During that period, he co-authored several studies on public policy issues for the Carnegie Endowment and the Century Fund.
Dean Bosworth has had an extensive career in the United States Foreign Service, including service as Ambassador to Tunisia from 1979-1981 and Ambassador to the Philippines from 1984-1987. He also served in a number of senior positions in the Department of State, including Director of Policy Planning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs. He is currently serving as Special Representative for North Korea Policy.
Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean Region, The World Bank
Pamela Coxbecame the World Bank’s Vice President for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region on January 1, 2005. She is a development economist and has held management positions in various countries and regions since joining the Bank in 1980.
From 2000 to 2004, Ms. Cox was Director of Strategy and Operations in the Office of the Vice President for the Africa Region, where she oversaw the increase of Bank lending to the poorest African countries. Previously, she served as Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland from 1996 to 2000. During 1994-1996, she was Chief of the Country Operations Division in East Asia covering Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Korea. She served as Chief of the Agriculture and Environment Operations Division from 1992 to1994 in the same region.
During the early years of her career in the Bank, Ms. Cox was an economist working on agricultural and environmental issues in the units for South Asia and Latin America. In the Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Ms. Coxwas a senior economist in the Agriculture Division (1985-87), where she worked primarily with Brazil.
A national of the United States, Ms. Coxholds two masters degrees (Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy and Masters of Arts in Development Economics/International Economics), as well as aPh.D. in Development Economics and Policy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
CEO, Itaú Unibanco
Mr. Roberto Egydio Setubal was elected Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors in April 2001. He is a member of our International Advisory Board, and has been a director since April 1995 and our president and chief executive officer since April 1994. Prior to this, he served as our general manager from 1990 to 1994. He was the president of Febraban-Federated Brasileira de Associato de Bancos and of Febraban-Federated Nacional de Bancos from April 1997 to March 2001. He was a member of the board of directors of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS from March 2002 to January 2003.
He is a board member of the Institute of International Finance and of the International Monetary Conference and a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Mr. Setubal has a bachelor's degree in Production Engineering from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo and a Master of Science in Engineering from Stanford University. He is the son of Mr. Olavo Egydio Setubal and the brother of Mr. Alfredo Egydio Setubal.
CIO and Founding Partner, Rio Bravo Investimentos
Mr. Paulo A. P. Bilyk is the Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Rio Bravo Investimentos. Previously, he was the Partner and Executive Director at Banco Pactual, where Mr. Bilyk also served as the Head of Corporate Finance. He joined Pactual as a Financial Analyst in 1992 and was responsible for building the bank's M&A advisory group. Prior to this, Mr. Bilyk was International Operations Manager at Itautec Informática in São Paulo, where he worked with the U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of Defense on matters relating to the re-export of U.S. technologies.
Mr. Bilyk is the President at AME Campos, a community organization dedicated to social and cultural advancement in the city of Campos do Jordão. He is also a Director of the Magda Tagliaferro Foundation for piano education in São Paulo and Incheon Center for International Cooperation and Exchange (ICICE). Mr. Bilyk is also a Member of the Board of Overseers of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He holds a Master's degree from the Fletcher School in 1992 and a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Sao Paulo in 1988.