Sergio Fernando Moro

Sergio Fernando Moro, Senator of the Republic, Federal Senate

Sergio Fernando Moro is a federal senator of Brazil representing the state of Parana. Previously, he worked as a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations in São Paulo. His legal and investigative experience includes serving as the minister of justice and public security of Brazil from 2019-2020 and as a Brazilian federal judge for more than 20 years. In these roles, Moro worked in collaboration with authorities from countries across Latin America, North America, and Europe in matters relating to international criminal cases relating to bribery, money laundering, drug trafficking, and organized crime. In 2016, Moro was named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”; Bloomberg’s “Fifty Most Influential”; and Fortune’s “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.” He received the 2018 Person of the Year Award from the Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce in New York. In 2019, he appeared on the Financial Times’s list of “Fifty People Who Shaped The Decade.” Moro earned a bachelor’s degree in law from Paraná State University and both a master’s degree and a PhD in law from Federal University of Paraná School of Law. He has authored several articles and books about high-profile and complex anti-corruption, white-collar crime, anti-money laundering, and organized crime investigations.