Valdir is one of the country’s foremost experts on Brazil’s anticorruption law. He has very broad experience in compliance matters, internal investigations, administrative disciplinary proceedings, leniency agreements, corporate ethics and State-corporate relationships.
He holds a Doctorate in Law from the University of Salamanca and a Master’s Degree in Social Security System Management and Direction from the University of Alcalá. He is also a post-graduate Professor and Lecturer in Law.
Valdir is a member of the FIESP Strategic Board and the Movimento Brasil Competitivo Board.
Previously in his career, his other positions have included President of the INSS, Treasury Secretary, Assistant Secretary at the Federal Revenue Service and Executive Secretary of the President’s Executive Office.
Valdir spent 29 years as a tax auditor for the Federal Revenue Service.
He has also served as Minister of Planning, Budgets and Management and Head of the Federal Comptroller General, where he regulated the Anticorruption Act and instituted corporate administrative liability proceedings, compliance programs and leniency agreements.