Mr. Goldfajn was Governor of the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) from May 2016 until February 2019. His experience in the private sector includes positions as Chief Economist and Partner of Itaú Unibanco, founding Partner of Ciano Investimentos, and Partner and Economist at Gávea Investimentos—three leading financial institutions in Brazil. More recently he was the Chairman of Credit Suisse Brazil’s Advisory Board. He has also worked as a consultant to a number of global financial organizations including the World Bank, the United Nations, and the IMF. He will assume as head of the IMF’s department in charge of relations with member countries in the Americas on January 3, 2022.