Speaker's Biography:

Joaquim Levy
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group

Joaquim Levy is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank Group, responsible for financial and risk management strategies of the World Bank Group and the institutions that make up the Group. This includes development of innovative financial products and services, oversight of financial reporting, and mobilization of financial resources in alignment with the Group's strategy. Mr. Levy contributes to the international dialogue on financial standards and best practices, primarily through representing the Group at the Financial Stability Board. Previously, he served as Minister of Finance for the Federal Republic of Brazil, working to reform the world's fifth-largest economy. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Levy was CEO of Bradesco Asset Management S.A. Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários, division of Banco Bradesco S.A., handling a portfolio of more than $130 billion. Mr. Levy holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago and a master's in economics from Getúlio Vargas Foundation.

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