Alexandre Barreto de Souza
Term: from June 22, 2017 to June 21, 2021
Alexandre Barreto de Souza is the president of CADE since 2017. He has a master’s degree in public administration from Universidade de Brasília and is currently pursuing a doctorate in political science at Universidade de Lisboa. A civil servant since 1993, he has worked in bodies of the Federal Government of Brazil such as the National Treasury, the Department of Inland Revenue, the Senate, and the Court of Accounts. Within the scope of his activities in the civil service are government management and accounting, control of procurements and contracts, tackling fraud and corruption in government, and fighting cartels in government procurements.