Vice President for the Private Sector,
Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean (CAF)
Jorge Arbache is the Vice President for Private Sector at CAF - Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean and a professor of economics at the University of Brasília. With expertise in development finance and economics, Arbache has published extensively in these areas and related fields. He has also held numerous prominent positions throughout his career, including Deputy Minister for International Affairs at the Ministry of Planning of Brazil, Chief Economist at the Ministry of Planning, Executive Secretary of the Brazil-China Investment Fund, Senior Economic Advisor to the Presidency of the Brazilian Development Bank – BNDES, Senior Economist at the World Bank, and Economist at the International Labor Organization. In addition, Arbache has served as a member of the board of directors of large companies and banks and as a member of high-profile business and policy committees. He is currently an op-ed business columnist for Jornal Valor Econômico.