Manager, International Unit, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)
Simone Saisse Lopes is Manager at the International Unit of the Brazilian Development Bank – BNDES. Before holding her current position she had also been advisor to the President of BNDES. Her areas of interest include international relations and foreign investments. She holds a Master Degree in Economics from Pontifícia Universidade do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ). She was coordinator of the Labor Relations Unit of the Brazilian Confederation of Industry from 2004 to 2006 and deputy coordinator of the Economic Policy Unit at the same institution from 1999 to 2003.