This is the highest instance at MCSVF, responsible for defining activities that promote welfare for civil society, and for the preservation of the Foundation.
President: Dario Guarita Neto
Graduated in Business Administration from Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP), Dario worked with strategic consulting and corporate restructuring in Investment Banks, among other areas. He structured and managed the Belgravia Family Office for a period of 8 years. He is currently the founding partner and executive of Amata Corp., member of the Belgravia Steering Committee, director of Arte Despertar, and member of the Board of Trustees at SAVE Brazil and FBN.
Advisor: Fábio Colletti Barbosa
Became president of ABN Amro Bank in 1996. When Santander acquired Banco Real in 2008 he became President of Santander Brazil. President of Febraban from 2007 to 2011. President of Abril Mídia between 2011 and early 2015. Standing chairman of the governing board of Osesp Foundation. Member of the UN Foundation Council, which supports the UN and promotes international cooperation. Advisory board member at Itaú-Unibanco, Insper, the Endeavor Institute and Ayrton Senna Institute. Nominated Personality of the Year in 2011 by the Brazil-United States Trade Chamber in New York. Received the Champions of the Earth award, granted by the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) for his entrepreneurial vision. Fabio holds a degree in Business Administration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation of São Paulo and an MBA from the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Advisor: Fernando Rossetti Ferreira
Partner at GIP consulting company (Public Interest Management), Fernando graduated in Social Sciences at Unicamp (1987) and completed the Human Rights Advocates Training Program at Columbia University, New York (1997). He was Secretary-General at GIFE from 2004 to 2013 and Chairman of the Board of Directors at WINGS (Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support) from 2008 to 2012. Education reporter at Folha de S. Paulo from 1990 to 1999, where he also served as correspondent in South Africa (1994/95). Published the book "Media and Education: Perspectives for Public Policy", in partnership with UNICEF in 2005. Wrote a weekly column "Nossa Responsa" for Canal Futura from 1999 to 2013. He is currently vice-chairman of the Board of Trustees of Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation.
Advisor: Luis Vidigal Andrade Gonçalves
Graduated in law from São Marcos University in São Paulo; was certified in Governance for Foundations and Business Institutes by IBGC and by the Executive Leadership Program on Early Childhood Development, Harvard. Worked at Manuel Alceu Affonso Ferreira law firm and at Itaú-Unibanco in Capital Market, Private Banking, Asset Management, Itaú Trading and Mesa Proprietária (Fixed Income Trade). Worked at Banco Mercantil de São Paulo - Finasa. Served as advisor for the Souto Vidigal Family Board and also at Pátio 3º Tempo, an entertainment and gastronomy business. At present, Luis is partner and director of UV Gestora de Ativos Ltda., and União Vidigal Participações Ltda. He also sits in the Board of Trustees and the Investment Committee of the Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation.
Advisor: Maria Augusta de Bueno Vidigal Lerro
Graduated in Public Relations from Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP) in 2008 – her dissertation focused on the internal communication system at NGO Gotas de Flor com Amor. Worked from 2009 to 2011 at Escritório AM8 (Ana Maria Carvalho Pinto) as event ceremonial planner, and helped plan 2 events held by Childhood Brazil (Brazilian organization that is part of the World Childhood Foundation). Training courses: Corporate Governance at IBGC (Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa) in 2005 and GIFE (Grupo de Instituto Fundações e Empresas) in 2013. She currently works as consulting event planner for social events such as birthday parties, weddings and anniversaries.
Advisor: Maria Isabel Pacheco Fernandes de Bueno Vidigal
Maria got a Law degree from Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation – FAAP and worked for JHSF in international trade. At Vogue Brazil was the head of Vogue Home, Vogue Health, Vogue Beauty, Radar Rio, Radar NY, Nostalgia and Vogue Kids. She also worked at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey and J. Quiroga law firms with corporate law and contracts.
Advisor: Ricardo Henriques
Executive Superintendent of Unibanco Institute and full professor of economics at the Federal Fluminense University (UFF). Acted as secretary of Continued Education, Literacy and Diversity (SECAD) at the Ministry of Education and as Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Social Development, where he coordinated the design and initial implementation of the "Bolsa Família Program.” Special advisor to the chairman of the National Development Bank (BNDES) and researcher at the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). Was state secretary for social welfare and human rights in Rio de Janeiro and president of the Pereira Passos Municipal Institute of Urbanism, where he developed the UPP Social program. Member of the governing board of the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)-UNESCO, and chairman of the education commission of the 34th UNESCO General Conference.
MCSVF is profoundly grateful to its advisors and committee members for donating a substantial part of their time¹ and knowledge to help build our trajectory:
Alexandre G. Silva (2008 - 2015)
Guilherme Vidigal Andrade Gonçalves (2010 - 2015)
Heloisa Guarita Padilha (2009 -2014)
José Luiz Egídio Setúbal (2007-2013)
Maria Luiza Pacheco Fernandes Bueno Vidigal (2008-2013)
Regina Vidigal Guarita (2005-2012)
¹ 5 years or more