Carlos Primo Braga

Adjunct Professor at Fundação Dom Cabral

Carlos Primo Braga works in the fields of international economics, macroeconomics scenarios, corporate strategy and international agencies (World bank, IMF, WTO, OCDE, UN). He holds a doctorate degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, a master’s degree in Economics from Universidade de São Paulo and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica. Carlos Primo is adjunct professor at FDC, working for programs such as International Advisory Council, PAEX, Embraer, Sicredi, Roche, Sicoob, FGCOOP, DSM, Mapfre, Unilever, and Executive MBA. He was a faculty member at IMD in the programs MBA, EMBA, BPSE, Hydro, Electrolux, Nestlé, Tetra Pak, Allan Gray, Bossard, FEBRABAN, ABB, BAE, Sumitomo from 2012 to 2015 and currently is a guest professor in the Executive MBA program at IMD. He is also visiting professor (International Economics) at El Colegio de Mexico, since 2017. As an executive, Primo was the coordinator of the program infoDev (Information for Development, World Bank, 1997-2001); IT senior administrator (World Bank, 2001-03); director at the Economic Policy and Debt Department (World Bank, 2008-10); acting vice-president of the administration board at the World Bank Group (2010); director at the foreign relations for Europe (World Bank, 2011-12).