Alexandre Barreto de Souza
Term: from June 22, 2017 to June 21, 2021
CADE’s President holds a Master degree in Management, a specialization in Public Management and a Bachelor degree in Management from the University of Brasilia (UNB). He is a Federal Auditor of External Control of the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU in its acronym in Portuguese). From 2000 to 2005 he worked at the Federal Senate as a Technical Advisor assigned by TCU. At TCU, he was the Director responsible for the monitoring of state-owned financial institutions between 2010 and 2013. He also was the Director of the areas responsible for the control over public bids and contracts for all public administration, between 2013 and 2014. His work largely involved rationalization of the procedures, fraud prevention and fight against bid rigging. In addition, he worked as Chief of Staff of the Minister of TCU.