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João Pedro de Mattos Tavares

Date: 01.20.2021

Professional Category: Economy/Finance

Summary

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Political Economy, Kings College of London Sept 2018 - present Courses taken (2:1): Economic Policy Making, Economics of the Public Sector, Research Design, Econometrics… St. Nicholas World IB High School, Sao Paulo Brazil Aug 2016 – July 2018 International Baccalaureate Diploma w IB (score: 39/45) including courses in Economics, Global Politics, and Mathematics – over 20 Debate conferences, Student Council President and an LAHC leadership certificate. VOLUNTEER WORK: SAO PAULO Aug 2016 – July 2018 Refugee Aid – Targeted a fundraiser in a debate conference for migrant sea rescue operations (OpenArms) Housing Aid – Administered a fundraiser to help build homes for families in need in Brazil (Tetcho) Child Health – Volunteered for entertainment activities for AACD: Aid Association for Children with Disabilities Education/Inclusion: Taught English classes in Paraisopolis, São Paulo, to at risk children: responsible for creating and fostering an entertaining and inclusive learning environment. FREELANCE WORK: LONDON Oct-2018-April-2019 Freelance work via Stint https://stint.co/ (Street food assistant/Kitchen porter /Leafleting) OTHER SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES: LANGUAGES: Portuguese (Fluent), English (Fluent) and Spanish (Proficient) SKILLS: Flexible, self-motivated and analytical. Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and written/verbal communication skills. MS Office; Stata (statistical modelling); MAC/Windows OS; Google tools; Facebook Ads, basic Salesforce knowledge. HOBBIES: Team Sports; writing on current affairs; travel; cooking for friends and scrolling through the news

Professional experience

BRASA - 01.2020 until now - 1 years and 9 months

Events Leader for BRASA Local, London – 2020-present - Implemented an event roadmap with the Brazilian community in London. Delivered 4 successful events, having mediated panels with ‘Washington Olivetto’, as well as running Career Workshops and a Women in Tech roundtable.

The Political Economy Review - 01.2019 until now - 2 years and 9 months

Co-founder and Editor - ‘The Political Economy Review” – 2019-present - Managed a growth time-line and publication schedules, while delivering article feedback, strategic partnerships and my own writing. Achieved 1000 pounds in funding, ran partnerships with podcasts, ensured 50 publications within 6 months and a planned 2021 book launch with the KCL Department of Political Economy.

BRASA - 06.2020 until 08.2020 - 2 months

Selected participant at BRASA Summer Journey – “Gerando Falcões” – June – August 2020 - Architecting an operating system for NGO “Gerando Falcões” with Salesforce, to consolidate their volunteer base in a problem-solving-competition. The Competition/Journey also included workshops on Excel, Design Thinking and a Consultancy workshop with BCG.

Political Economy Society and KCL Latin America Society - 01.2019 until now - 2 years and 9 months

Treasurer - Political Economy Society and the KCL Latin American Society– 2019-present - Trusted with budget management of private accounts, ensuring reimbursements and fundraisers for all society activities. Implemented a new operational model with a team-delegating structure. Delivered funds for raffles, event materials, marketing campaigns while also Mediating Events (with a Financial Times and UN representative).

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