Infra Club Brazil
Mr. Cassio Viana the Head of Alternative Investments, responsible for Private Equity, Infrastructure Funds, Real Estate Funds and FIDCs – Receivable Funds. Prior that, Mr. Viana was the head of infrastructure funds and structured credit funds at CAIXA, responding as fund manager. His academic background includes a BA in Management - Focus - International Trade at the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, and a MBA in Financial Economics and a Master Degree in Economics from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas.
Cheryl Edleson Hanway currently heads IFC’s infrastructure investment team for Brazil. In this role, she leads IFC’s activities in the origination, structuring, execution, and asset management of debt and equity transactions across power & renewable energy, transportation & logistics, and water, sanitation & waste management sub-sectors. Cheryl has been with IFC since 2001 as an investment officer working on infrastructure investments across Latin America and the Caribbean. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from University of California, Berkeley and a MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Engenheiro, mais de 35 anos de experiência, passagens na alta gestão de empresas como Alcan, Gerdau, MRS Logística, Rumo Logística e Rumo-ALL Logística.
Natural de Belo Horizonte, 62 anos, formado em Engenharia Civil pela FUMEC(1977) e Direito pela UNIP(2004). De 1976 a 1987 executando obras de grande porte como Anel de B.Hte, Rodovia dos Bandeirantes, Ferrovia do Aço, Ferrovia dos Carajás e Expressway N0.1 no IRAQ pela Construtora Mendes Junior. De 1988 a 1995 executivo da Mendes Junior, na área de Administração de Contratos e Assessoria da Diretoria Executiva. De 1996 a 2002 Diretor de Engenharia da Concessionária Rodovia Presidente Dutra. A partir de 2002 Diretor Desenvolvimento de Novos Negócios do Grupo CCR.
Marcos Almeida joined Brookfield Asset Management in 2003. He is a Managing Partner and the head of Brookfield Infrastructure in Brazil. Marcos has over 20 years of experience in private equity and corporate finance. His transaction experience includes hydro power plants, timber, telecom and transmission lines, toll roads, railways and Ports. Marcos has also raised private equity funds in Brazil, Peru and Colombia. Mr Almeida is a board member at Arteris, the biggest toll road company in Brazil by kilomters, VLI, a railway logistics company with over 8.000 km of railways and Vespucio Norte, an urban toll road in Santiago (Chile).
André Dabus is Director of Infrastructure, Power & Utility of Marsh Brasil , insurance broker authorized by Susep and lawyer formed by PUC-SP. He holds a postgraduate degree in Infrastructure Law from the FGV- SP and an executive MBA from Fundação Don Cabral. He is also professor of the MBA of Insurance and Reinsurance Law of ESSP- Escola Superior de Seguros Privados.
Ricardo Simões Russo é sócio da área corporativa do Pinheiro Neto Advogados desde 2009. Está focado em legislação financeira e bancária e securities. É graduado pela PUC-São Paulo e tem mestrado em Banking and Financial Law pela Boston University School of Law. Foi foreign associate de Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.
J. Roberto Martins is recognized as a leading lawyer in the Energy & Natural Resources areas in Brazil. Mr. Martins advises on mergers, acquisitions, divestments, privatization and post-privatization deals involving major Brazilian energy and infrastructure companies. He has been leading major privatizations, concessions, mergers, acquisitions and greenfield development projects in the power, natural gas, steel, sanitation, ports, toll roads and general infrastructure.
ASSOCIATION BY APPROVAL ONLY
Be invited by a board member or 3 state members and be approved by the Club Committee
Pedro Nicolau is the Global Head of Infrastructure at the GRI and is responsible for coordinating GRI Club Infra activities in Latin America and other locations. He previously worked at Clarion Events, headed Brazil's Transport Infrastructure division, Mobility and Sanitation. He graduated from Unesp with a degree in International Relations.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.