Paulo Vieira da Cunha
Member of the Munk School of Global Affairs Advisory Board
Paulo Vieira da Cunha is a Partner and Head of Research at EMVal Partners LP/Tandem Global Partners LLC, a hedge fund focused on emerging markets. He is also a Director of the Brazilian- American Chamber of Commerce, a Member of the Advisory Board of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and consultant to the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF. He was Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil from 2006 to 2008, a member of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee and Brazil’s deputy at the G-20 meetings. From 1998 to 2005, he managed and produced research on Latin America and Emerging Markets for the global securities industry, first at Lehman Brothers and later at HSBC where he was also responsible for creating an integrated research team from previously unrelated local banks. For nearly fifteen years, he held managerial, operational and research positions at the World Bank, at different occasions seconded to the IMF and to the Brazilian Ministry of Finance. When he left the World Bank, he had just completed an assignment as Deputy Director and Lead Economist for Mexico, based in Mexico City. Earlier in his career, he worked in government, research institutes and universities in Brazil. His research and advisory work has focused on issues of macroeconomics, international finance, inflation and monetary policy; he holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley.