Paulo André Camuri is a Senior Economist at WRI Brasil.

Prior to joining the WRI Brazil Climate team, Paulo worked at the Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) and he was the Green Finance Manager in Low-carbon Agriculture at the Brazilian Institute for Development and Sustainability (IABS). He was also an International Consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for the Rural Development and Environment Agency of Angola, and for the Ministry of Agriculture of Angola.

Paulo has been teaching Economics at universities for the last 10 years. He was awarded 1st place on 10th Brazilian National Treasury Award for the Best Academic Master’s Dissertation on Public Debt, and 3rd place on the 36th Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) Award of 2016 for the Best PhD Thesis on Public Debt in Developed and Emerging Countries.

Paulo holds a Master and a PhD degree in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil, and a BA degree in Economics from the University of São Paulo State (UNESP) in Brazil. Paulo lives in Brasília with his wife Luiza.

In his free time, Paulo enjoys reading and watching movies.