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Mario Mesquita

Chief Economist
Itaú Unibanco
Dr. Mario Mesquita is partner, Chief Economist and Head of Research at Itaú Unibanco, Brazil’s largest private-sector bank. He holds a doctorate degree in Economics from Oxford University. Mario has served as a senior partner at Banco Brasil Plural, a Deputy Governor for the Central Bank of Brazil, the Chief Economist at ABN AMRO Brazil and LATAM, the Economics Director at FEBRABAN (the Brazilian Bankers Federation) and an economist for the IMF.