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Gilvandro Araújo

Gilvandro Araújo

Acting President, Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), Brazil

Acting President and Commissioner, Mr. Gilvandro Vasconcelos Coelho de Araújo graduated in Law at the Catholic University of Pernambuco.

He has a Diplôme d'Études Approfondies from the Faculté de Droit de l'Université of Montpellier I and has a postgraduate degree in Competition Law by the Getúlio Vargas Foundation - FGV.

He is a doctoral candidate in Law at the Université Panthéon Assas - Paris II. Since 2004, he is a Federal Attorney of the Federal Attorney General's Office. In 2005, he was the Chief of Tax Liability Sector at CADE Attorney General's Office. Between 2006 and 2008, he worked as the Juridical Coordinator and in 2009, as the interim General Attorney at CADE Attorney General's Office.

He was the first career attorney to be appointed by the Brazilian Republic Presidency to perform the term of CADE's Attorney General, a position he held from 2010 to 2014.