Deltan DallagnolFederal Prosecutor
Deltan Dallagnol became one of the youngest federal prosecutors at the age of 23. He has since accumulated experience in large investigations, started giving lessons and training in fight against organized crime, wrote several articles and books, completed a Master’s degree at Harvard University, and became at the age of 34 coordinator of the Operation Car Wash task force in Curitiba. He plays a leading role in the team that has implemented a new investigation model by accusing more than 280 people, many of them powerful, of crimes such as corruption, money laundering, and criminal association, and has recovered over 10 billion Brazilian reais. He also had a leading role in drafting and campaigning for the passing of the 10 anticorruption measures, a citizen-initiated bill with a record number of 2 million petitioners. As a prosecutor and citizen, he has been advocating for changes to reduce corruption and impunity in Brazil.