João Paulo Pieroni, Head of the Health Complex Department, BNDES

João Paulo Pieroni is Head of Health Industry Department at the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), a key state owned long term financing institution focused on innovation and infrastructure. His team is Bank’s responsible for investments projects analysis and public policies to brazilian health sector, with a portfolio of more than US$ 2,5 billions in contracted credit operations. Mr. Pieroni graduated in economics and has a M.Sc. in Political Economy. He has published several papers on life sciences challenges and opportunities for Brazil and have been participate of majors government foruns on innovation and health policy.