The Tebet Team is Incredible. The Minister Promises to “Spend Effectively”
The names to which Simone Tebet referred to composing her team at the Ministry of Planning and Budget had a good impact on the market. The team is made up of people with vast experience of public administration and a plea story for the control and evaluation of government spending.
Alongside Fernando Haddad’s team at the Treasury Department, it will be up to the budget team to reorganize public resources management, make expenses more transparent, list the priorities and assess if money Taxpayers is spent in the best way. The team will also have the task of contributing to the structuring of the financial assembly which will lead to the ceiling of expenses. “We do not have the resources to solve Brazil’s problems, but our priority is to spend what we have and effectively,” said Tebbit.
“This requires periodic planning and evaluation while monitoring public policies that are implemented.” In this regard, the appointment of Sergio Firpo, considered one of the country’s most competent microeconomists, at the head of the new monitoring and evaluation secretariat for the improvement of public policies, was particularly welcomed.
Firpo graduated in an economy of the Unicamp, obtained a master’s degree in Puc-Roi and a doctorate from the University of California in Berkeley. He is a researcher and professor at Insper. Its task will be to coordinate the team that will assess the effectiveness of public policies, will measure the results and show if resources are the best destination – something essential, but rarely done by governments systematically.
He will be led by executive secretary Gustavo Guimarães, a managing director with vast experience in Brasilia and significant access to the federal bureaucracy. Gustavo would be Tippett’s right -hand man. He holds a doctorate in UNB and senator economics, and worked at the Central Bank and Banco Do Brasil. He was part of the Paolo Guedes team, being secretary for evaluation, planning, energy and lottery, and also deputy private secretary for finance.
He has already worked alongside economist Marcos Mendez on the evaluation of public policies. Leany Lemos, political scientist, whose program includes the management of the planning secretariat in the federal district, under Rodrigo Rollemberg, and Rio Grande Do Sul, under Eduardo Leite – two governments with good financial results.
Linney was also president of the Extreme South Development Bank. The federal budget secretariat, “No File”, will be led by political scientist Paulo Roberto Pegos, advisor to the Chamber, who was already a tax auditor and analyst for the Senate.
With Daniel Corey, current director of the Independent Financial Institute (IFI), Pegos wrote a chapter in the Book Reconstruction: Brazil in the Twenties in which the two discuss the need to modernize the budget process. They offer, among other measures, the adoption of a review of expenses, essential in any business, but rare in the public sector: bad spending is left out to make room for the right ones.
Renata Amaral will direct the Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Development, External Finance and National Integration. Renata is currently a professor at the American University in Washington School of Law, he holds a doctorate from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and has experience in international negotiations and multilateral organizations.
He has contacts with the Bureaucracy of Washington and could, according to Tebbitt, help build a bridge with external financiers, such as the Inter -American Development Bank (BID), first directed by a Brazilian, Ilan. GOLDFAJN. “It is a super technical ministry, with highly competent and experienced persons in public administration.
We want to estimate the servers,” said Elena Landau, who coordinated the Tibet government program and helped build the team . Finance for the new generation, was invited. , to occupy a position as secretary.
But he chose to stay at his current position at the IFI. Some private sector executives have also been interviewed, but have chosen to keep their current employment. Weigh the issue of wages. Tebet still has to report those selected to direct the IBGE and the IPEA.