Alexandre Schneider was Secretary of Education of the city of São Paulo for two terms. In his term, the municipality universalized pre-school attendance and reached 61% of the children from 0 to 3 years old enrolled in the city's nursery schools. Also, in his term, the city developed the first curriculum aligned to Brazilian Base Nacional Comum and UN SDGs. Mr. Schneider has a long experience in designing and implementing public policies in several areas like public safety, transportation, and education. He is a Lemman Fellow and a visiting researcher at ILAS/SIPA, a researcher with papers published in academic reviews like the Economic Journal and Journal of Quantitative Criminology. He is a columnist of Folha de São Paulo, one of Brazil's leading media groups.