Researcher at Center on Global Trade and Investment at Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) / Secretary of Research Committee on Asian Studies at the International Political Science Association (IPSA). Currently, I am a Ph.D. student in International Relations at the University of São Paulo (IRI - USP). I also participate in studies involving international law, international political economy, institutions, Chinese domestic politics, Chinese foreign policy, the expansion of the Chinese currency, and the Belt & Road Initiative. Previously, I was in charge of legal and compliance issues at Bank of China-Brazil, Safra Bank, Itaú, and São Paulo Stock Exchange (B3). Alexandre holds a Master's degree in law and economic development from FGV, with specializations in politics and international relations.