Visiting Scholars Program

The GAI Visiting Scholars Program offers senior antitrust scholars and practitioners around the world the opportunity to engage in specific collaborative research projects with the GAI faculty.

2017-2018 Visiting Scholars

  • Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo, General Superintendent, Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)

General Superintendent Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo has a master’s degree in Constitutional Law from the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público and a postgraduate degree in Disciplinary Administrative Proceedings from the University of Brasília. He graduated in Law from the Instituto de Educação Superior de Brasília and in Economics from the Brasília University Center – UNICEUB. Since 2006, he has been an Auditor of the Office of the Comptroller General (CGU), where he has also worked as adviser and chief of staff. He also worked as Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Cities, between 2012 and 2013. He is a professor of Competition Law and Law and Economics of the Escola de Direito de Brasília – IDP.  He is a visiting professor at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS in the LLM of Business Law. He also is a visiting professor at the Faculdade de Direito de Vitória – FDV in the LLM of Compliance, Anticorruption Law and Public Administration.

  • Eduardo Rodrigues, former General Superintendent of the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)
    Eduardo Frade Rodrigues is the former General Superintendent of the Brazilian competition agency, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense – CADE (2014-2017), where he was in charge of merger reviews and anticompetitive conduct investigations. He has previously worked as Deputy Superintendent (2012-2014), as advisor for CADE’s Commissioners (2007-2011) and participated in a secondment at the Canadian Competition Bureau (2008). He also headed a unit of the Brazilian Civil Aviation Secretariat (2011-2012). He holds a master of law degree by the University of Brasilia, is graduated in Competition Policy by the Getulio Vargas Foundation and holds bachelor degrees in Law and in International Relations. He is an invited Professor at the FGV-Law Program, has published articles and books in the antitrust field and has participated as a speaker in conferences and lectures in nearly a dozen countries.

2016-2017 Visiting Scholars

  • Honorable Li Zhu, Intellectual Property Tribunal, Supreme People’s Court, People’s Republic of China