Felipe Michel Braga has an MA in International Educational Administration and Policy Analysis (Stanford), a degree in Public Administration (Joao Pinheiro Foundation), and a degree in Economics (Federal University of Minas Gerais). He is a civil servant, member of the career of Experts in Public Policies and Government Management in Minas Gerais, where he worked at the Planning and Management Secretariat (State for Results Program), at the Office of Strategic Priorities, and at the State Department of Education. Currently, he is the President of the State Council of Education and Councilor at the Fundeb Monitoring Council of the State (ConsFUNDEB) in Minas Gerais, and an Advisor to the Regional Superintendence of Education in Ouro Preto, a regional branch of the State Department of Education. He collaborates with the organization Data for a Democratic Debate in Education (D3e) - being one of the founders of the D3e Association in Brazil. His main areas of interest and research are: educational policy, public administration, leadership, and negotiation.