Marcus Vinicius De Freitas
Currently a Visiting Professor of International Law and International Relations at China Foreign Affairs University (www.cfau.edu.cn) in Beijing, China. He is a licensed Professor of The Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation in Sao Paulo, where he served as the Coordinator of their International Relations Program from December 2012 until December 2013. He was President of the Sao Paulo Directorate of the Progressive Party, having run for Vice Governor of the state of Sao Paulo in 2010, where his party polled in third place with more than 1.2 million votes. He also served as the Administrative Director of the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Housing Company until December 2015. Early in 2017, he was a Visiting Fellow of Practice at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. Prior to his current appointment, he was Advisor to several investment companies investing in Brazil and Latin America, with particular emphasis on export financing, crypto-assets, crypto-currencies and Blockchain technology. He holds an LLB (Bachelor of Law) degree from the University of Sao Paulo, a Master of Law from Cornell University and a Master of Arts in Economics and International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).