Dr. Fernando Barbi is a macroeconomist with extensive modelling experience in Emerging Markets and Africa. Before joining a Private Equity in Switzerland, he held positions in financial market and government where he headed an Economic Modelling Division (Ministry of Finance of Brazil). Dr. Barbi has a PhD in Economics from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) in São Paulo, Brazil. His research areas are Macroeconomics and Finance. Dr. Barbi has over 10 years of experience as an instructor and advisor.