CV (pdf)


  • Post-doctoral degree (Habilitation / Venia Legendi in Business Administration), Finance Department, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, 2010
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Finance Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S., 2007
  • Doctoral degree, Finance,  Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, 2005
  • Diploma, Business Administration, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, 2001


  • Since April 2022, Member, Swiss Lab for Sustainable Finance (SLSF), University of Geneva
  • September 2021 to August 2022, Fellow, Center for Climate Finance and Sustainability (CCFS), University of Lugano
  • May 2021 to August 2022, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Finance, University of Lugano
  • April 2016 to June 2020, Co-Founder and Co-Head, Center for Banking and Finance Research (CBFR) in Rio
  • August 2015 to July 2019, Director, Brazilian Finance Association (SBFin)
  • February 2013 to June 2016, Visiting Associate Professor of Finance, Department of Economics, University of Lugano
  • March 2011 to June 2020, Adjunct and Associate Professor of Finance, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV EBAPE)
  • March to May 2009, Visiting Senior Fellow, Department of Finance, National University of Singapore
  • August to October 2008, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Coppead Graduate School of Business, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • September 2006 to December 2011, Visiting Lecturer of Accounting, University of Lugano
  • March to May 2006, Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Coppead Graduate School of Business, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • November 2005 to October 2010, Assistant Professor of Finance, Finance Department, Goethe University Frankfurt


  • Second Workshop “Climate Finance”, (together with Eric Nowak), Lugano, October 2-3, 2022
  • First Workshop “Climate Finance”, Lugano, August 22, 2021
  • International conference “Banking and Economic Development” (together with Lars Norden), Rio de Janeiro, December 6-7, 2018
  • International conference “Small Business Finance” (together with Lars Norden), Rio de Janeiro, December 8-9, 2016
  • International conference “Banking in Emerging Economies” (together with Thorsten Beck, Andre Guettler, Ricardo Leal), Rio de Janeiro, September 3-4, 2015

  • Brazilian National Association for Research in Business Administration, ANPAD, 2012-2020
  • Brazilian Finance Association, SBFin, 2014-2018
  • Conference on Banking in Emerging Economies, Cape Town, 2016
  • European Finance Association, EFA, 2015-2020
  • Financial Intermediation Research Society, FIRS, 2019-2020
  • German Finance Association, DGF, 2011, 2017-2020