João Cossi is a ICE Master Alumni and holds a degree in Engineering from Campinas State University (Unicamp). Currently, he works at the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) as National Education Specialist supporting governments to implement education reforms. After graduation, he worked as a business consultant for 5 years in different sectors. In 2015, João moved his career to work with public education. Since then, he led the implementation of significant projects at São Paulo State Department of Education, and worked with "Base Nacional Comum" (the Brazilian National Standard of Learning) at Lemann Foundation, and co-founded D3e (Data for a Democratic Debate on Education).