This Brazilian ranks 77th on Forbes’ list.
Since March 2019, he has held the position of chief financial and investor relations director at Petrobras, Brazil’s powerful energy company.
She is a production engineer and holds a master’s degree in finance from Ibmec in Rio de Janeiro and another master’s degree in business management with the University of Sao Paulo.
He has extensive experience in the sector and for 25 years served in several executive positions in the Brazilian mining and logistics multinational Vale S.A.
Number 1 is held by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is called by the magazine the de facto leader of the European Union.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list. Photo: Getty Images.
It’s followed by Christine Lagarde, first female president of the European Central Bank, and in third place the American Kamala Harris.
Harris debuts on the list after becoming the America’s first elected vice president in Democrat Joe Biden’s triumph.
The fourth is Ursula von der Leyen, first president of the European Commission and the fifth is Melinda Gates, who co-sees with Bill Gates the foundation that bears their names, one of the largest in the world.
Forbes also praises Jacinda Ardern and Tsai Ing-wen, who at the helm of the governments of New Zealand and Taiwan, respectively, developed successful strategies to contain the pandemic.
The magazine drew up the list based on monetary parameters, media impact, influence, power and response to the challenges presented by covid-19.