In 2011, he won the Libertas Award during the Liberty Forum, in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Lawyer and Entrepreneur
He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Development Company of Minas Gerais – CODEMGE and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Company of Minas Gerais – CODEMIG.
Traveling, skiing, reading
Paulo Spencer Uebel was Special Secretary for Debureaucratization, Management and Digital Government at the Ministry of Economy (2019-2020), CEO of Webforce Venture Capital and Director of Finvest (2018). Before that, he was Municipal Secretary of Administration of the City of São Paulo (2017-2018), CEO of WeWork BRAZIL (2015-2016) and Global CEO of LIDE - Group of Business Leaders (2013 to 2015). He was also executive director of Instituto Millenium (2008 to 2011) and General Director of LIDE SUL - Southern Chapter of the Group of Business Leaders (2009 to 2010), in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná. Before that, Paulo was a lawyer in the tax area of the firm Demarest & Almeida (2007) and partner of Humberto Ávila Law Firm (2002-2006), working with tax, administrative and constitutional law.
Paulo holds a bachelor's degree in legal and social sciences from PUC-RS, a specialist in tax, financial and economic law from UFRGS, and a specialist in global leadership from Georgetown University. He holds a master's degree in public administration (MPA) from Columbia University in New York, where he worked as a researcher at the Institute for Latin American Studies and at the Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies. He is a fellow of the Lemann Foundation, Ling Institute, of the Person of the Year program of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, in New York, and of the Latin American Board, of Georgetown University, in Washington, DC.