Former student at FGV/EPGE will assume BNDES

Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, a former student at FGV/EPGE, will assume the presidency of the National Bank for Economic and Social Development.

Guided by Professor Fernando de Holanda Barbosa, Maria Silvia completed her Masters and PhD, with the thesis "Money and inflation: the question of causality" and "Inflation and Macroeconomic Post 1st Oil Shock Policy" thesis in 1982 and 1987, respectively.

Before chairing the BNDES, Maria Silvia held the Presidency of Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), between 1999 and 2002 and was the Municipal Secretary of Finance of Rio de Janeiro between 1993 and 1996.

Maria Silvia participated recently in EPGE, as a guest speaker, in the Post-Graduation commencement ceremony in 2014.