João Paulo is the CEO for the ABCR, the Brazilian Fundraisers Association. He has been a member since 2009 and has seen the sector grow rapidly. Since 2014 he has been leading Dia de Daar, the local version of #GivingTuesday, an inspiring movement that is engaging more Brazilians every year.
He regularly speaks at conferences including AFP Icon, the Central and Eastern European Fundraising Conference, the Non-profit Technology Conference, and Wings Forum.
In Brazil João Paulo is a professor alongside volunteering for a number of organisations and designing the monthly newspaper in his parish.