Máximo with his mother, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner(EFE)
THE NEW FINANCE MINISTER - Joaquim Vieira Ferreira Levy. Born: 1961 in Rio de Janeiro. Status: married, father of two daughters. Education: graduated in naval engineering at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Master´s degree: economics from the Fundação Getulio Vargas business school in 1987. Doctorate: economics from the University of Chicago in 1992. Professional Experience: International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 1992 to 1999. Economist at the European Central Bank from 1999 to 2000. Deputy secretary of Economic Policy in the Finance Ministry in 2000. Chief economist at the Planning Ministry in 2001. National Treasury Secretary from 2003 to 2006. Finance secretary of Rio de Janeiro from 2007 to 2010. Director of Bradesco Asset Management from 2010 to 2014.