Leonardo Neves

Dr. Leonardo Neves is a International Intelligence Analyst at the International Intelligence Unit from the Getulio Vargas Foundation and Lecturer at the Department of International Relations from the Ibmec College. In addition, he worked as Project Coordinator and Coordinator for Studies and Debates on the Brazilian Centre for International Relations (CEBRI), also worked together with the Civil Affairs Section of the Brazilian Joint Centre for Peacekeeping Operations (CCOPAB), from the Brazilian Armed Forces and was Executive Coordinator of the Group of Analysis on International Conflicts Prevention (GAPCon/UCAM).

He has a degree in Social Sciences from the Fluminense Federal University, Masters in Political Science from IUPERJ and a PhD in Development from the Economics Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He has published books such as "Failed States and the Axis of Evil in North American Security Policy"; "Rethinking Brazilian Foreign Policy: Seeking New Consensus" and "CEBRI and International Relations in Brazil"; Having the latter received the Troféu Cultura Econômica do Jornal do Comércio in 2014.