|President of the Central Bank of Brazil|
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Henrique Meirelles|
December 9, 1963 |
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
|Alma mater||University of Brasília, B.Sc. (1984)
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. (1991)
Tombini made a career in the federal public sector. He worked in the Ministry of Finance between 1991 and 1995, where he headed the technical team negotiating the Common External Tariff (CET) of Mercosur. Between 1995 and 1998, he was special advisor to the Board of Foreign Trade, Chief of Staff of the Presidency of the Republic. He is an official of the Central Bank since 1998, where he was Director of International Affairs (2006) and Director of Special Studies (2006). Between 2001 and 2005, he worked in the office of the Brazilian representation in the International Monetary Fund. He was also a Visiting Professor at the University of Brasilia (UNB).
- "Alexandre Antonio Tombini". Central Bank of Brazil. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
- "Galeria de ex-presidentes" (in Portuguese). Central Bank of Brazil. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
- "Composição do Conselho de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social" (in Portuguese). Conselho de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
- "Parecer 1.633 de 2010" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Senate of Brazil. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
- Tombini's profile at Central Bank of Brazil site
- Brazilian Central Bank Chief Alexandre Tombini's profile at Reuters
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