Ari Ricardo Arantes holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, an MBA Certificate in Corporate Management from FGV and attended the Board Member Development Program at FDC. Arantes deals in the areas of planning, strategy formulation and implementation, corporate performance management, corporate governance, corporate responsibility and process management. Ari Arantes also attended development programs in Private and Public Projects Management from IMAP/ Project Management Institute – PMI; Collaborative Model – Articulation and Management from IMAP/United Way of Canada and Coaching in the Organizational Environment from FGV. Ari is an adjunct professor at FDC, since 2008, for the areas of strategy and process management, teaching at in-company programs, and having the roles of scientific advisor for PAEX (Partners for Excellence Program) and member of the board of several companies from segments such as telecommunications, automotive, car dealers, construction, electromechanical, health management, education, textile, retail, IT services and industries in general. Professor Arantes is a speaker invited by several forums and events sponsored by ISAE/FGV, CIFAL/UN/UNITAR, Fundação Konrad Adenauer, UFPR, ABRH-SC and many private and third sector companies. Arantes is the co-author of the book “A Cidade que se vê na inclusão – O modelo de ação social de Curitiba”, about a social model which has received many international awards.