Professor Marcos Troyjo is a Transformational Leadership Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, and a Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD’s Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society. A former Deputy Economy Minister of Brazil and Special Secretary for Foreign Trade & International Affairs, Professor Troyjo was also President of the New Development Bank (NDB). Professor Troyjo is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He was co-founder and co-director of the BRICLab, Center on Global Economy & Governance, Columbia University, where he taught international affairs, and lectured extensively at universities and think-tanks around the world. He was also Director of the Intelligent Tech & Trade Initiative (ITTI), at the International Chamber of Commerce.

An economist, political scientist and diplomat, he holds a Master’s and a PhD in sociology of international relations from the University of São Paulo and pursued postdoctoral studies at Columbia University.

Troyjo was awarded “The Outstanding Young Persons of the World Prize – TOYP” by JCI (2004), the “Latin America Fellowship-2005” by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, and the “Invited Foreign Leader” by Japan Economic Foundation in 2012. He is a Research Scholar at CEAQ – Sorbonne and an advisory board member of CEIBS (China-Europe International Business School). Professor Troyjo has authored columns and books on development, technology and global affairs, including Trading Nation, chosen by Americas Quarterly as one of the best new books on policy, economics and business in 2007.