With over 40 years of experience in the financial market, he was Executive President of the following banks: BMG, Itamarati, and UNO-e (a joint venture between the Telefónica de España and BBVA groups). Vice-President of Banco do Estado de São Paulo – BANESPA and FINASA Leasing. In the institutional sphere, he chaired ABBC – Brazilian Association of Banks and was also Director and board member of FEBRABAN – Brazilian Federation of Banks, ABEL – Brazilian Association of Leasing Companies, and FELALEASE – Latin American Federation of Leasing. He is also a partner at AGGREGO Consultores, a consulting company dedicated to the largest Brazilian business groups, associated with Alcides Lopes Tápias. He served as a member of the Board of Directors in several companies. In the cultural area, he is currently president of the Sociedade de Cultura Artística and of the Museum of Image and Sound, in São Paulo. He was also president of MAM – Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo and of the Society of Friends of the Pinacoteca de São Paulo.
With over 45 years of experience in the financial market, acted in positions such as President of Itauleasing, CFO of Chase Manhattan, President of ABEL (Brazilian Association of Leasing Companies), and Vice-President of ABBC (Brazilian Association of Banks). Coordinator of the technical group responsible, together with BACEN, CVM, and the Treasury, for the regulation of securitization in Brazil. Has a degree in Engineering from POLI/USP, and a postgraduation degree from Harvard Business School. Is also a professor at IBMEC’s MBA courses.
Founding Partner and CEO of Integral BREI – Brazilian Real Estate Investments. Bachelor in Economic Sciences from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado. Previously, he was CEO of Interservicer, the largest Real Estate Credit services platform in the country. One of the founders of Brazilian Finance & Real Estate, from 1999 to 2012, general director of Brazilian Mortgages and BM Sua Casa, was responsible for structuring and managing more than R$ 10 billion in real estate investment funds, a credit portfolio for individuals and companies and through the network with more than 100 points of sale. From 1991 to 1999, he was a director at BankBoston, responsible for the marketing and product areas of Retail Banking.
Chairman of the Board
Graduated in Business Administration and Law, he was Executive Vice President of Bradesco, member of the Boards of Directors of Itaú Unibanco, Banco Itaú BMG Consignado, LPS Brasil – Consultoria de Imóveis, Rodobens Negócios Imobiliários, Camargo Correa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco BMG and member of the Advisory Board of Spread Informática. He was President of FEBRABAN (1991/1994) and Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (1999/2001).
Member of the Board
António Bernardo is Senior Partner and Head of Latin America, Portugal, Angola and Mozambique at the German consultancy Roland Berger. Graduated in engineering, he also holds an MBA from the Catholic University of Leuven, with postgraduate degrees from INSEAD and Stanford University. He is an expert in corporate strategy and organization, as well as in M&A. He is a visiting professor at the University of Lisbon, where he teaches corporate strategy.
Member of the Board
Hélio Magalhães is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco do Brasil. He started his career at Citibank. He then worked for 11 years at American Express as President of Global Network Services for the Americas and President of Brazil and Mexico. He returned to Citibank in 2012 to assume the presidency of the Bank in Brazil, a position he held until the end of 2017. He is also a former chairman of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil (Amcham). He recently left the Presidency of the Board of Directors of Caixa Econômica Federal.
Member of the Board
Jan Gunnar Karsten has over 30 years of experience in the Wealth Management/Asset Management industry, having worked at Banco Matrix, Banco de Boston, UBS, and Citibank. For the last 6 years, he has held the position of CEO of GPS, which more recently became Julius Baer Family Office. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and a master’s degree in Economics (strictu sensu) from the same university. He also has a course in Strategy from IMD (International Institute for Management Development), Machine Learning from MIT and has CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and CFP (Certified Financial Planner) certifications. He is a member of Planor, an association that grants CFP certification, and president of the Anbima Certification Board.