Master in Economics from Fundação Getulio Vargas, PhD in Economics from EPGE/FGV. Graduated in Economics from Universidade Gama Filho, with specialization at the IMF International Monetary Fund Institute in Washington and at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
João Barroso has extensive experience as an executive director at companies such as Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional CSN, VIVO and Estácio.
He also has experience in the government sphere, having held positions in the Ministry of Economy, Municipal Secretariat of Finance in Rio and at the State Secretariat of Finance.
He is currently Director of Executive Education at the RJ, DF and BH Centers of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation.
He has been a member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council since December 2022.