About Roberto Dumas


More than 30 years of experience in the international financial market Dumas has worked with several FIs such as Citigroup, Lloyds Bank, UBS and Itaú BBA. From 2007 to 2011, he was the Chief Representative of Banco Itaú BBA in Shanghai and during 2016 he played an important role at the New Development Bank (BRICs bank) helping to implement the credit risk policy of the bank;

Dumas holds a Master’s degree in Chinese Economy from FUDAN University (China) and a Master in Economics from the University of Birmingham (UK), bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and Specialization Course in BA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Dumas is also a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder (CFA) by the ICFA (USA) Professor of many business school such as INSPER, IBMEC – SP, FIA/USP and Saint Paul. While in Shanghai, Dumas had the privilege to be an invited professor at CEIBS (China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Fudan University.

Writer of the books Economia Chinesa (CHINESE ECONOMY): Transformações, Rumos e Necessidade de Rebalanceamento do Modelo Econômico da China, and Crises Econômicas Internacionais (INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CRISES)

He has given lectures and speeches for more than 30 years for companies and financial institutions such as Santander, CPFL, Banco do Brasil, Evonik Industries, Prologis Logistics Real Estate & Supply Chain, General Motors do Brasil, Delphi Automotive, Ford Motor Company do Brasil, Revestcar, Porto Sudeste, etc.


Fudan University (P.R.China - Shanghai) | 2010 - 2012
Master of Soc. Science in Economics - International Banking and Finance

The University of Birmingham, England (UK) | 1993 - 1994
Mestre em Economia - International Banking and Finance

Fundação Getúlio Vargas (F.G.V.), Brazil | 1990 - 1991
Post Graduated in Economics (CEAG) (CEAG)

Fundação Getúlio Vargas (F.G.V.), Brazil | 1984 - 1988
Bachelor in Business Administration

Colégio Bandeirantes | 1981 - 1983
High School


New Development Bank (Shanghai)

Nov. 2016 – Jun.2017
Secondee for Risk Management, Strategy and Partnership

Banco Itaú BBA S.A

Head E&S Credit Risk Management | Jun. 2011 – Set.2017
Leader of a team that appraises and evaluates project finance structures under Equator Principles (EP) risk framework and responsible for the E&S risk appraisal for the bank’s credit transactions;
Member of the EP steering committee (Itau-Unibanco) and informal leader of the LATAM’s financial institutions within the association.

Chief Representative Banco Itau BBA Shanghai RepOffice Ago.2007 – Jun. 2011
Assisting LATAM companies that have business in China Mainland, Taiwan, HK, Singapore, Korea and Japan through a vast range of corporate and investment banking facilities as well as to promote Corporate and Investment Banking transactions with existing Chinese and Japanese Corporate located in LATAM and “newcomers”: Relationship with ASIAN Financial Institutions and MLAs to support our role regionally.

Project Finance Manager | Jan.1999 – Ago.2007 Responsible for structuring and arranging several infrastructure projects from the energy sector and logistics using funds from BNDES, IFC, IDB, DEG, FMO, EIB, Korea Exim, China Exim among others.

Banco Paribas / BBA Creditanstalt

Latin America Senior Utilities Analyst | Nov.1997 – Jan.1999

UBS - Investment Banking

Corporate Finance Associate | Out.1996 – Nov.1997


Latin America Senior Utilities Analyst | Jan.1996 – Out.1996

Finambrás Stockbrokerage House

Senior Analyst / Portfolio Manager | Out.1994 – Dez.1995

Lloyds Bank Plc

Trader (Treasury) | Ago.1990 – Out.1992


IBMEC Sao Paulo Business School (2017 – current)

Professor of Macroeconomics and Scenarios for the MBA Global Finance and Global Management

INSPER – former IBMEC São Paulo Business School (2012 – current)

Professor for the undergraduate course of Chinese Economy and Doing Business in China Professor of Economics for the LLM Course and In-Company

FUNDAÇÃO INSTITUTO DE ADMINISTRAÇÃO – International MBA (2011 – current)

Professor of Open Economy Macroeconomics and International Finance and Professor of Project Finance for the CBA and MBA courses

Saint Paul Escola de Negócios (2015 – current)

Professor of International Finance (MBA and CBA courses)

HSM Educação (2011 – 2013)

Professor of Applied Economics for the MBA course


Visiting Lecturer of International Finance - Lecturer for the Seminar Managing Foreign Exchange Risk – Currency Crisis Models – Lessons Learned: May 2008 / 2009 /2010


Visiting Professor – Seminar on Economic Crises – Why This Time is NOT so Different After All - (November/2010)

INSPER – former IBMEC São Paulo Business School

Professor of International Finance and Open Economy Macroeconomics for the Master of Business Administration program (MBA in Finance) and LLM from 1996 to 2007.


Professor of International Finance for the Master of Business Administration program (MBA) in 1997 and 1998.


Professor of Open Economy Macroeconomics and Asset Valuation for the undergraduate course of Business Administration from 1995 to 1996.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder since 2003