With a B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing from ESPM, local acronym, Luiz Alvaro also holds a graduate degree in Strategic and Economic Management from FGV. He started to work in the publishing market in 2003, when he joined Imprensa Oficial do Estado de São Paulo, where he was responsible for Marketing Until 2011. In 2012 he joined the team of the Brazilian Book Chamber - CBL as the Manager of Institutional Projects, responsible for the homage to Brazil at the international book fairs of Frankfurt, in 2013, Bologna, in 2014, and Paris, in 2015. He was also the Executive Manager Of the International Book Biennial of São Paulo 2014. In 2015, he assumed the International Relations Department of CBL, responsible for Brazilian Publishers, a partnership between the Brazilian Book Chamber and Apex-Brasil.
With a B.A. in History Degree from PUC-SP, Fernanda Dantas worked from 2001 to 2005 in the third sector, first at the Viva o Centro association, in the implementation of an urban janitorial project, and later at the Sociedade Amigos do Real Parque (SARP), managing and developing new projects. In 2005 she was a partner in an organic food shop, in which she acquired administrative and financial experience and where she remained until 2013. In 2016 she began working in the international area of CBL, integrating the Brazilian Publishers team, a partnership between the Brazilian Chamber of Books and Apex-Brasil.