Daniel De Bonis

Director of Educational Policies, Lemann Foundation

Daniel De Bonis

Daniel De Bonis is the Director of Education Policy at the Lemann Foundation, leading the Foundation's advocacy initiatives on the improvement of basic education and in support of the implementation of the national learning standards in Brazil. He has served as Deputy Secretary of Education for the City of São Paulo (2017-2020), where he had the chance to lead important education reforms at the local level. His extensive experience in the public sector in Brazil includes having served as policy coordinator at the City Council of São Paulo, special aide of the governor of São Paulo State, and project manager at Ethos Institute and Abrinq Foundation for Children’s Rights. Daniel holds a PhD degree in Public Administration and Government from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and was a Visiting Scholar at the School of International & Public Affairs at Columbia University (2014-2015).