Luciana Botafogo Brito


Luciana Botafogo serves as Chief Officer of Operations and Countries Manager for FONPLATA - Development Bank since March 2018.

She has over 25 years of experience in Latin America and the Caribbean preparing and supervising projects of economic and social development in the public and private sectors with emphasis on innovation, competitiveness and economic integration.

She was a sectorial specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank from 2006 to 2018. Previously, she served as International Advisor of the Presidency of National SEBRAE (Support Service for SMEs in Brazil - National) for more than 10 years.

She is a Brazilian citizen, Botafogo holds a master’s in project management from George Washington University (USA) and a BA in Humanities from the University of Maryland (USA). She also has certification in foreign trade by the Dom Cabral Foundation (Brazil).