Danilo Santos de Miranda
Sao Paolo Director
Serviço Social do Comércio (SESC)
Danilo Santos de Miranda has been the Sao Paolo Director of Brazilian arts funding agency Serviço Social do Comércio (SESC) since 1984. He serves on the board of Art for the World (Switzerland), is Regional President of the International Council of Social Welfare, and was its President from 2008 until the end of 2010. In recent years he has been invited to speak at conferences around the world and has received numerous awards for his services to cultural policy and management: the Honor of Zumbi dos Palmares, the Jürgen Palm Honor, Officer of the National Order of Merit of the French Government, the Great Cross of the German Government and the National Merit of the Belgian Crown.