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A few participants from the last edition

Carsten Hasbach
Carsten Hasbach
Siemens Energy
Gabriel Guo
Gabriel Guo
ICBC
João Doria
João Doria
Governo de Sao Paulo
Lu Mr. Lu
Lu Mr. Lu
CCPIT
Marco de Carvalho
Marco de Carvalho
Barclays
Mauricio Martin
Mauricio Martin
LA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Sarquis JB Sarquis
Sarquis JB Sarquis
New Development Bank
Simon Fan
Simon Fan
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Wellington Dias
Wellington Dias
Government of Piauí State
Xiaoping Jiao
Xiaoping Jiao
CPPPC - China Public Private Partnerships Center
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten Hasbach
Senior Director Government AffairsSiemens Energy
Germany
Gabriel Guo
Gabriel Guo
Regional DirectorICBC
China
Mr. Zhulei Guo is graduated from Peking University and Vlerick Business School with an MBA degree. He has 13-years experience in marketing in Latin America. He joined ICBC in 2017 and is in charge of market development of Latin America, especially in the financing of infrastructure projects.
João Doria
João Doria
GovernorGoverno de Sao Paulo
Brazil
João Doria is the current Governor of the State of São Paulo, elected in November 2018. He was previously the Mayor of the City of São Paulo (2017/2018). A business executive, journalist and advertising professional, Doria founded GRUPO DORIA and LIDE – Group of Business Leaders. A liberal, João Doria developed a bold program of concessions and privatizations for his government in the State of São Paulo. The program encompasses 221 areas of public-private partnerships, amongst which, highways, railroads, waterways, ports, airports, ferry services, forest parks and the zoological garden.
Lu Mr. Lu
Lu Mr. Lu
Vice ChairmanCCPIT
China
Marco de Carvalho
Marco de Carvalho
Managing DirectorBarclays
Brazil
Mr. de Carvalho joined Barclays in New York in 2009; he became Head of LatAm M&A in 2012, Head of Banking for Brazil in 2014, and CEO of Barclays Brazil in 2015. He has 22 years of Banking experience, having worked for 9 years at Merrill Lynch in New York and 3 years at Unibanco in Brazil. He is a Board member of the Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro. Mr. de Carvalho holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. degree in Aeronautics-Mechanical Engineering from ITA.
Mauricio Martin
Mauricio Martin
Head of LatAm Structuring APACLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Hong Kong
Based in Hong Kong since 2010, Mauricio has vast banking experience dealing both with corporate and institutional investors, with an active role in developing and delivering cross-border solutions such as Structured Financing, FX and Rates hedging, Bonds and FX Trading, Local Currency Bonds among other products in Asia Pacific. Mauricio joined BNP Paribas Brasil in 2005. He holds an MBA in Business and Finance focused on Investment Banking by FIA and a bachelor degree in engineering by the University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil.
Sarquis JB Sarquis
Sarquis JB Sarquis
VP for Research and Strategy and CRONew Development Bank
China
A diplomat and economist, Mr. Sarquis J. B. Sarquis has held several positions at Brazil’s Ministry of External Relations since 1991, among which Director for International Economic Organizations and Adviser on international finance, investment, trade, and development. He was also Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo (2014-2017) and Minister-Counsellor for economic and OECD affairs at the Embassy of Brazil in Paris (2009-2014). He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Simon Fan
Simon Fan
CROChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
China
Dr. Xiwen Fan is currently the CRO at China-LAC Cooperation Fund. Prior to his return to China from the U.S. in 2015, he held several senior positions in both front desk and risk management in New York with BNP Paribas and Radian Assets, respectively. Before he went to the U.S., Dr. Fan was an economist at the People’s Bank of China. Mr.Fan graduated from Renmin University in Beijing with both bachelor and master's degrees in international finance and received his Ph.D. in economics from Indiana University at Bloomington.
Wellington Dias
Wellington Dias
GovernorGovernment of Piauí State
Brazil
Graduated in Literature from the UFPI (1982) and specialized in Public Policy and Government by UFRJ (1998), and in Public Management at Harvard. As a banker, he worked at Banco do Nordeste do Brasil, Banco do Estado do Piauí and Caixa Econômica Federal. In 1992, he was elected councilor of Teresina by PT. In 1994, he became a state deputy and became president of the regional directorate of the PT, where he stayed from 1995 to 1997. In 1998, he was the first federal deputy elected by PT in Piauí. In 2002 he was elected Governor of Piauí in the first round. In 2006 he was re-elected with 61.7% of the votes. In 2010 he was elected for the Federal Senate with 997,513 votes. In 2014 he was again elected to the state government, re-elect in 2018
Xiaoping Jiao
Xiaoping Jiao
Director-GeneralCPPPC - China Public Private Partnerships Center
China
Mr. Jiao Xiaoping, Director General (DG), China PPP Center(China CDM Fund)of Ministry of Finance. Mr.Jiao is senior economist, with master’s degree on international economy from Columbia University and economics from Peking University. Since 1989, Mr.Jiao has successively worked in National Group Purchasing Power Control Office, Department of World Bank Affairs, General Administration Office and International Department of Ministry of Finance.

GRI China-Latam Infra Summit & Week

2021
Beijing and Shenzhen, China
The most renowned Infrastructure meeting among Chinese and Latin American leaders.

After bringing together more than 250 Chinese and Brazilian leaders in the most relevant meeting between Chinese and Latin American senior executives from the infrastructure sector, the GRI China-Latam Infra Summit & Week 2019, GRI Club Infra already has its 5th edition confirmed for 2020.

The 5th edition will bring together Chinese and Latin American Government officials, investors, holdings and concessionaires, and also, infrastructure specialists to discuss, in the 2-day meeting, the most relevant and strategic topics in the infrastructure sector. The 5th edition of the event will happen once more in two of the main global hubs, Beijing and Shenzhen, focusing on strengthening relationships between decision-makers, fortifying the bonds built between investors, boosting investments, and finding new business opportunities and partners, while minimizing risks and maximizing guarantees.

ACCESS THE MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION OF THE SECTOR

You will be seated with your peers, the most dignified people in the market, the great leaders and decision-makers, with those - who, as you, are renowned.
 

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT SPREAD
 

GRI China-Latam Infra Summit & Week is not suitable for anyone. However if you understood that one of the main keys to success is the access to relevant information, the relationship with the correct people and the ability of identifying great opportunities, this event is for you.

THE MOST QUALIFIED LEADERS
 

You will connect with the government officials, entrepreneurs and all the other big players in the infrastructure industry.

Be part of the future of the Brazilian infrastructure.
It is the turning point and the story passes, necessarily, through here.

For the upcoming 5th edition are expected

35+
Chinese and Brazilian federal government authorities.

350+
representatives of Chinese and Brazilian investors, operators and banks

Matchmaking
of attendees through GRI’s informal format and exclusive mobile application.

Informal discussions
no media allowed, everyone participates equally.

05/08/2019 14:00 - 15:30
Opening session - China and Latin America relationship
05/08/2019 16:00 - 17:00
Funding alternatives in Latin America - What is suitable for Chinese investors?
Co-chairs
Jin HongBanco Sabadell
José Carlos MeirellesPinheiro Neto Advogados
Rafael DutraBMA Advogados
Ricardo RussoPinheiro Neto Advogados
Rosy ZhangBanco do Brasil
Sarquis JB SarquisNew Development Bank
Vivian TsoiWhite & Case
O&G, renewables, transmission - How to find the best opportunities in a blooming energy market?
Co-chairs
David YouTrina Solar
Guilherme BarbosaXP Investimentos
Lucas TavaresDemarest Advogados
Luiz ViannaLACTEC
Rafael GagliardiDemarest Advogados
Roberto MartinsTrench Rossi Watanabe
Robson CamposSigdo Koppers
Thiago CaldeiraLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Wilson BrandãoGovernment of Piauí State
Funding alternatives in Latin America - What is suitable for Chinese investors?
  • Capital markets and Latam
  • Multilateral mechanism - Can they help?
  • Guarantees structure
  • Offshore structures
Jin Hong
Jin Hong
Chief Representative, Beijing Rep Office
Banco Sabadell
José Carlos Meirelles
José Carlos Meirelles
Partner
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Rafael Dutra
Rafael Dutra
Partner
BMA Advogados
Ricardo Russo
Ricardo Russo
Partner
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Rosy Zhang
Rosy Zhang
Head of Trade Finance and Corporate
Banco do Brasil
Sarquis JB Sarquis
Sarquis JB Sarquis
VP for Research and Strategy and CRO
New Development Bank
Vivian Tsoi
Vivian Tsoi
Partner
White & Case
Jin Hong
Jin Hong
Chief Representative, Beijing Rep OfficeBanco Sabadell
China
I am a chief representative of Banco de Sabadell Beijing Representive office since 2006. We give great importance and support to the successful development of The Plan Asia. For example, our role was pivotal in the financing of a key client for Minera Chinalco. We are coordinating all institutional matters to sign MOUs with Sinosure and Banks. I had worked for Santander, Dresdner Bank Beijing branch, MUFJ, Credit Suisse Beijing Rep office and China Construction Bank HO and China Investment Bank HO.
José Carlos Meirelles
José Carlos Meirelles
PartnerPinheiro Neto Advogados
Brazil
José Carlos Meirelles is a partner from the Corporate area of PNA. He has a LL.B. degree from the University of São Paulo Law School and a LL.M. degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. He worked as a foreign associate at the Chicago office McDermott, Will & Emery in 1989 and, currently, is a Guest Faculty Member of Duke University School of Law. Since 2012, at the invitation of the African Development Bank (ADB), he has participated in several projects throughout the African continent, lecturing about PPPs and infrastructure contracts. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and is recommended by Chambers and Partners and Latin Lawyer in the Corporate, Banking & Finance practices.
Rafael Dutra
Rafael Dutra
PartnerBMA Advogados
Brazil
Rafael Dutra is a partner at BMA in the Infrastructure practice area. He holds a LL.M at Georgetown University, Specialization in International Law, UFRGS and a LL.B. at PUC(1999). He has participated in some of the most important project finance and M&A Infrastructure transactions in Brazil, including the first financing of a complex international subordinated debt. Rafael is recognized by several directories: “São Paulo-based Rafael D'Avila Dutra acknowledged for his experience on Chinese-Brazilian transactions. He is considered ‘extremely knowledgeable on cross-border M&A’
Ricardo Russo
Ricardo Russo
PartnerPinheiro Neto Advogados
Brazil
Ricardo Simões Russo has been a partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados Corporate Area since 2009. He focuses his practice on financial and banking law, foreign exchange, M&A and securities markets. Ricardo has a LL.B. degree from the Catholic University of São Paulo (1997). He also has a LL.M degree in Banking and Financial Law from the Boston University School of Law (2002). Fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian, he was a foreign associate of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in 2002 and 2003. He was admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association in 1998.
Rosy Zhang
Rosy Zhang
Head of Trade Finance and CorporateBanco do Brasil
China
Rosy, Zhang Mei, Head of Trade and Corporate Finance of Banco do Brasil S.A. Shanghai Branch, is with 19 years of front-desk working experience in banking industry. Before joining Banco do Brasil in 2013, she worked in different cities with HSBC, Mashreqbank and WestLB, taking varied roles in trade and supply chain, corporate and FI relationship functions. Rosy holds a degree in Economics from University of International Business and Economics.
Sarquis JB Sarquis
Sarquis JB Sarquis
VP for Research and Strategy and CRONew Development Bank
China
A diplomat and economist, Mr. Sarquis J. B. Sarquis has held several positions at Brazil’s Ministry of External Relations since 1991, among which Director for International Economic Organizations and Adviser on international finance, investment, trade, and development. He was also Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo (2014-2017) and Minister-Counsellor for economic and OECD affairs at the Embassy of Brazil in Paris (2009-2014). He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Vivian Tsoi
Vivian Tsoi
PartnerWhite & Case
China
Vivian Tsoi’s primary practice focus is on M&A and complex corporate transactions. She regularly represents multinational corporations on their operations and activities in China, as well as China-based clients on strategies for entering into overseas markets. She also advises Chinese companies in their outbound investment in connection with the regulatory aspects and national security issues. She has a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a B.S.F.S at Georgetown University with cum laude. Vivian has ranked as “2017 Leading Individual China: Corporate/M&A (International Firms)” by Chambers Asia-Pacific. She also has many recognitions from the M&A Advisor Awards for Deal of the year in recent years.
O&G, renewables, transmission - How to find the best opportunities in a blooming energy market?
David You
David You
VP of International System Business Unit
Trina Solar
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment Banking
XP Investimentos
Lucas Tavares
Lucas Tavares
Partner
Demarest Advogados
Luiz Vianna
Luiz Vianna
CEO
LACTEC
Rafael Gagliardi
Rafael Gagliardi
Partner
Demarest Advogados
Roberto Martins
Roberto Martins
LatAm Head of Energy, Mining, Infra
Trench Rossi Watanabe
Robson Campos
Robson Campos
Chief Executive Officer
Sigdo Koppers
Thiago Caldeira
Thiago Caldeira
Carrier Transition
LA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Wilson Brandão
Wilson Brandão
Secretary of Mining, Petroleum and Renewable Energies
Government of Piauí State
David You
David You
VP of International System Business UnitTrina Solar
China
Mr. You Hongming joined Trina Solar as President of the International System Business Unit in January 2016. Prior to this, he served several well-known multinational companies and China state-owned enterprises, such as Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co. Ltd., SAES Group of America and MW Zander of Germany.
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment BankingXP Investimentos
Brazil
Guilherme Barbosa is the Partner of XP Investimentos’ Investment Banking division and is responsible for Infrastructure and Utilities coverage. Prior to XP, Guilherme was active in the Investment Banking division of BTG Pactual as responsible for opening opportunities in all sectors of the economy for Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets and M&A products – prior to that, he worked at Macquarie and Barclays Capital. Guilherme holds a degree in Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).
Lucas Tavares
Lucas Tavares
PartnerDemarest Advogados
Brazil
Partner of Demarest’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Real Estate areas, Lucas Tavares Bueno has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law by PUC-SP. He specialized in Corporate Law, focusing on corporate, mergers and acquisitions and contracts. Among his main clients are stockbrokers, multinationals, forest investment funds and industries. Between 2005 and 2008, he worked as a foreign associate at the office Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Luiz Vianna
Luiz Vianna
CEOLACTEC
Brazil
Graduated as a business administrator at Tuiuti University of Paraná, with specialization in Challenges of Leadership in Teams by MIT. Started his carried at LACTEC in 1999, as a trainee. Fifteen years later, became the president of the institute, position he occupies up to the moment. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of IPD Eletron, Thematic Council of Industrial Policies, Innovation and Design of FIEP, and of Superior Council of the Araucaria Foundation. He was the president of the Abipti and actively participated, as a member, of the Consulting Council and of the Thematic Group about FINEP, the Gas and Oil Sector, Administration Council of the CGEE and of the Technical Scientific Committee of ANP.
Rafael Gagliardi
Rafael Gagliardi
PartnerDemarest Advogados
Brazil
Partner of Demarest’s Litigation and Arbitration and Energy, Rafael focuses his practice on representing Energy, Infrastructure and Construction companies and corporations. He holds LL.B, LL.M and PhD degrees by Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and was a Visiting researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (2012). Rafael is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), member of the roster of arbitrators of several arbitral institutions and Visiting Lecturer on Energy and Arbitration.
Roberto Martins
Roberto Martins
LatAm Head of Energy, Mining, InfraTrench Rossi Watanabe
Brazil
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.
Robson Campos
Robson Campos
Chief Executive OfficerSigdo Koppers
Brazil
Robson Campos has a Law degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a Master Degree in Management from Georgetown University. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer at ICSK Brazil, the Engineering & Construction’s arm of Sigdo Koppers Group. Prior to joining ICSK, Robson served as Chief Commercial Officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra from 2017 to March 2020 and as the CEO of Wärtsilä in Brazil from 2010 to 2016.
Thiago Caldeira
Thiago Caldeira
Carrier TransitionLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Brazil
Thiago has become a civil servant after passing a national examination for a Legislative Consultant in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies. He was the Coordinator-General on Regulatory Policies in the Secretary for Civil Aviation, when he focused his job on airport concession structuring and on policies for promoting the air transportation market. He pursued a career in public services regulation in the ANEEL, where he mainly dealt with economic regulation in concession contracts of power distribution and transmission. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Law and a Master's degree in Regulation and Business Management from UnB. He also currently attends Ph.D classes in Economics at Brasilia Catholic University.
Wilson Brandão
Wilson Brandão
Secretary of Mining, Petroleum and Renewable EnergiesGovernment of Piauí State
Brazil
Wilson Brandão holds degrees in Electrical Engineering from PUC, Belo Horizonte/MG (1983), in History from UFPI (1989) and in Law from CEUT (2001). Electrical Engineer of Piaui’s Energy Company SA – CEPISA. State representative since 1991, currently serving his eighth term. Secretary of State for Special Projects – 1993/1994. Secretary of State for Justice and Citizenship – 2001/2003. Secretary of State for Government – 2011/2014. Today he is in charge of the Secretary of Mining, Petroleum and Renewable Energies. Member of Piaui’s Academy of Letters. Chairman of several commissions in the Legislative Assembly of Piaui, among them the Commission of Constitution and Justice. Speaks English fluently.
05/08/2019 17:30 - 18:30
Piaui state infrastructure pipeline - A world of opportunities
06/08/2019 09:00 - 10:00
Talk Show | Belt & Road 2.0 - What is the next level of relationship? What could be the next layer?
06/08/2019 10:45 - 11:45
Logistics projects - Where are the best opportunities to spread Chinese expertise?
Co-chairs
Ana Karina SouzaMachado Meyer Advogados
Carlos PingarilhoPromon
Guilherme EsmanhotoALG Transport & Infrastructure
Thiago CaldeiraLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Water and waste management - What are the best opportunities in planning and services provision?
Co-chairs
Fernando CamargoLCA Consultores
Marcos Augusto PerezManesco Advogados
Rafael QiCGGC Overseas Investment
Logistics projects - Where are the best opportunities to spread Chinese expertise?
Ana Karina Souza
Ana Karina Souza
Partner
Machado Meyer Advogados
Carlos Pingarilho
Carlos Pingarilho
President
Promon
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Partner
ALG Transport & Infrastructure
Thiago Caldeira
Thiago Caldeira
Carrier Transition
LA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Ana Karina Souza
Ana Karina Souza
PartnerMachado Meyer Advogados
Brazil
Souza is a Specialist in Infrastructure and Energy, with a focus on projects and transactions involving private investment in regulated sectors, including concessions and privatizations, administrative and regulatory law and project finance. Her work encompasses providing clients with legal assistance on investment opportunities in the regulated sectors, structuring and developing projects, providing assistance on biddings and regulated sector acquisitions, including in the areas of energy, oil, and natural gas, mining, transports, sanitation, and pharmaceutical. Souza has assisted some Indian clients in investments in Brazil, including Sterlite and Tata Projects.
Carlos Pingarilho
Carlos Pingarilho
PresidentPromon
Brazil
Carlos Alberto Moller Pingarilho holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Pará and holds a PhD in Electronics and Communications from Unicamp. Working at Promon since 1994, Carlos participated in important consulting and management projects, such as the implementation of the cell network called Band B until the internationalization process of Promon Tecnologia, which culminated in the fusion with the operations of Logicalis in Latin America, in 2008. Since 2018, he's the Director President of Promon S.A.
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme Esmanhoto
PartnerALG Transport & Infrastructure
Brazil
Guilherme Esmanhoto is the managing Partner of ALG in Brazil, leading the company's office in the Region. He is a civil engineer who graduated from POLI-USP, University of São Paulo, and holds an MBA from IESE in Spain. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the infrastructure and transportation sectors, having started his career at Andrade Gutierrez. Later, he had run a startup company in the logistics operations segment until its acquisition by a bigger organization. In the last 15 years, Guilherme has been dedicating to international strategic consultancy in the areas of logistics, infrastructure, and transportation.
Thiago Caldeira
Thiago Caldeira
Carrier TransitionLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Brazil
Thiago has become a civil servant after passing a national examination for a Legislative Consultant in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies. He was the Coordinator-General on Regulatory Policies in the Secretary for Civil Aviation, when he focused his job on airport concession structuring and on policies for promoting the air transportation market. He pursued a career in public services regulation in the ANEEL, where he mainly dealt with economic regulation in concession contracts of power distribution and transmission. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Law and a Master's degree in Regulation and Business Management from UnB. He also currently attends Ph.D classes in Economics at Brasilia Catholic University.
Water and waste management - What are the best opportunities in planning and services provision?
Fernando Camargo
Fernando Camargo
Partner of LCA, Advisory firm focused on infrastructure and heavy industry
LCA Consultores
Marcos Augusto Perez
Marcos Augusto Perez
Partner
Manesco Advogados
Rafael Qi
Rafael Qi
Vice General Manager, Investment Dpt II
CGGC Overseas Investment
Fernando Camargo
Fernando Camargo
Partner of LCA, Advisory firm focused on infrastructure and heavy industryLCA Consultores
Brazil
Specialist in infrastructure with ample expertise in energy, sanitation and logistics. Also experienced in financial structuring, project finance and M&A. Graduated in economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). Master’s from the University of Campinas (Unicamp). More than twenty years of experience in consulting.
Marcos Augusto Perez
Marcos Augusto Perez
PartnerManesco Advogados
Brazil
Marcos Augusto Perez is a founding partner of Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Law Firm, and is PhD in Administrative Law. He has been working for more than 30 years in the areas of consulting and judicial litigation in Infraestructure, Administrative, Regulatory, Financial and Contractual Law. In recent years, he has developed extensive consulting for the design and renegotiation of concessions and PPP contracts. He is Associated Professor of Administrative Law at University of São Paulo (USP) Law School. He has three books and dozens of articles published.
Rafael Qi
Rafael Qi
Vice General Manager, Investment Dpt IICGGC Overseas Investment
China
Experienced in Concession and PPP structuring. More than 10 years experience working in the civil engineering industry. 10 Years living in Brazil, Fluent in Portuguese, English and Mandarin. Looking for Greenfield utilities projects such as Water & Sewage treatment, Waste to Energy.
06/08/2019 13:15 - 14:15
Exchange risk - Can alternatives for Chinese investments in Latam be created?
Co-chairs
Fred LiuChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Harrison JiaBelt & Road Service Connections
José Virgílio EneiMachado Meyer Advogados
Mauricio MartinLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Urban mobility - What's the path to further innovation?
Co-chairs
Elias de SouzaDeloitte
Walter FangAssistencial Consulting
Exchange risk - Can alternatives for Chinese investments in Latam be created?
Fred Liu
Fred Liu
Director
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Harrison Jia
Harrison Jia
Partner
Belt & Road Service Connections
José Virgílio Enei
José Virgílio Enei
Partner
Machado Meyer Advogados
Mauricio Martin
Mauricio Martin
Head of LatAm Structuring APAC
LA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Fred Liu
Fred Liu
DirectorChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
China
Ten years of experience in finance, 2 years for banking, 8 years for PE; strong quantitative analysis skills; Good at structure design, evaluation assessment and business negotiation; good command of project finance knowledge;、extensive experience on the green filed project and M&A opportunity in the sector of mineral, energy and infrastructure. Previous positions at the China-Africa Development Fund and China Development Bank.
Harrison Jia
Harrison Jia
PartnerBelt & Road Service Connections
China
JIA, Hui (Harrison) is a partner at DeHeng in Beijing and is part of the finance and cross border investment practices. Mr. Jia Hui practices mainly in the fields of M&A and insurance. Mr. Jia is a Master of Law of both NYU and CUPL, and qualified to practice in the New York State and China. Mr. Jia is an admitted lawyer in the field of international investment legal affairs by MOFCOM. He is also the Chairman Assistant of BNRSC, Deputy Secretary of New Energy International Development Federation, Member of the Insurance Committee of Beijing Lawyer Association, Representative of Chief Lawyer Counsel of China Insurance Association, Member of Legal and Compliance Committee of China Insurance Asset Management Association.
José Virgílio Enei
José Virgílio Enei
PartnerMachado Meyer Advogados
Brazil
Mauricio Martin
Mauricio Martin
Head of LatAm Structuring APACLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Hong Kong
Based in Hong Kong since 2010, Mauricio has vast banking experience dealing both with corporate and institutional investors, with an active role in developing and delivering cross-border solutions such as Structured Financing, FX and Rates hedging, Bonds and FX Trading, Local Currency Bonds among other products in Asia Pacific. Mauricio joined BNP Paribas Brasil in 2005. He holds an MBA in Business and Finance focused on Investment Banking by FIA and a bachelor degree in engineering by the University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil.
Urban mobility - What's the path to further innovation?
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital Projects
Deloitte
Walter Fang
Walter Fang
Managing Director
Assistencial Consulting
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
Brazil
Partner of the Infrastructure & Capital Projects and Government and Public Services Industry Leader at Deloitte in Brazil. Lawyer with a Master in Public Policy (FGV-EAESP) and PPP professional certificate (CP3P). He has more than 20 years of experience in public management advisory; advising on projects with multilateral organizations; consulting on infrastructure projects, mainly PPP; preparation of studies and analysis of the infrastructure market; structuring of social capital investments; advising on smart city projects; consulting on urban mobility projects and structuring sustainable projects with a social impact.
Walter Fang
Walter Fang
Managing DirectorAssistencial Consulting
Brazil
Mr. Walter Fang currently is Managing Partner, Assitencial Consulting Group (ACG) China, he also serves as Vice Chairman of the industry alliance Edge Computing Consortium (ECC). Mr. Fang has over 40 years of experiences in IT industry. He has worked for IBM in Canada, U.S., Asia Pacific, and China for 28 years, and has held many senior management, technical, and consulting positions. From May 2013 to December 2017, Mr. Fang has been CTO, Executive Vice President, President of Corporate Marketing and Strategic Alliance at iSoftStone. From May 2002 to October 2011, he was CTO of Neusoft Group, and President and Board Director of Neusoft America. From May 2000 to April 2002, he was CEO of Computer & Technologies Software.
06/08/2019 15:00 - 16:00
Long-term planning in infrastructure - Can Latam have a strong pipeline for new projects?
Co-chairs
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes NetoLefosse
Marco de CarvalhoBarclays
Miller RufinoECB - Mota Engil
Ricardo RussoPinheiro Neto Advogados
Thiago CaldeiraLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Long-term planning in infrastructure - Can Latam have a strong pipeline for new projects?
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
Partner
Lefosse
Marco de Carvalho
Marco de Carvalho
Managing Director
Barclays
Miller Rufino
Miller Rufino
President Director, ECB - MOTA ENGIL
ECB - Mota Engil
Ricardo Russo
Ricardo Russo
Partner
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Thiago Caldeira
Thiago Caldeira
Carrier Transition
LA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto
PartnerLefosse
Brazil
Eduardo Hayden Carvalhaes Neto holds a PhD and a Master’s Degree in Public Law issued by the University of São Paulo, graduated in Law at the São Paulo Catholic University and is the partner responsible for the Public Law and Regulation of LEFOSSE. His work focuses in concessions, PPPs, concessions, public procurement, public services and regulated markets (energy, aviation, logistics, transportation, telecoms, mining, roads, airports, seaports, construction and O&G, among others). He is the President of the Brazilian Association of IT and Communications (ABDTIC) and a member of the International Bar Association and of the Brazilian Bar Associations at São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília.
Marco de Carvalho
Marco de Carvalho
Managing DirectorBarclays
Brazil
Mr. de Carvalho joined Barclays in New York in 2009; he became Head of LatAm M&A in 2012, Head of Banking for Brazil in 2014, and CEO of Barclays Brazil in 2015. He has 22 years of Banking experience, having worked for 9 years at Merrill Lynch in New York and 3 years at Unibanco in Brazil. He is a Board member of the Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro. Mr. de Carvalho holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. degree in Aeronautics-Mechanical Engineering from ITA.
Miller Rufino
Miller Rufino
President Director, ECB - MOTA ENGILECB - Mota Engil
Brazil
Brasileiro, formado em Engenharia Civil pela Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado FAAP, especialização em Administração pela Universidade do Contestado UNC,com formação em Desenvolvimento Gerencial pela Universidade de Navarra, de Barcelona. Possui mais de 25 anos em experiencia no setor da construção civil pesada com atuação no mercado nacional e internacional. Em sua carreira profissional atuou nas áreas de Operação, Engenharia, Planejamento, Qualidade, Propostas, Novos Negócios e Comercial. Atualmente como Presidente da Empresa Construtora Brasil (ECB) | Grupo Mota Engil.
Ricardo Russo
Ricardo Russo
PartnerPinheiro Neto Advogados
Brazil
Ricardo Simões Russo has been a partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados Corporate Area since 2009. He focuses his practice on financial and banking law, foreign exchange, M&A and securities markets. Ricardo has a LL.B. degree from the Catholic University of São Paulo (1997). He also has a LL.M degree in Banking and Financial Law from the Boston University School of Law (2002). Fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian, he was a foreign associate of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in 2002 and 2003. He was admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association in 1998.
Thiago Caldeira
Thiago Caldeira
Carrier TransitionLA FONCIERE NUMÉRIQUE
Brazil
Thiago has become a civil servant after passing a national examination for a Legislative Consultant in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies. He was the Coordinator-General on Regulatory Policies in the Secretary for Civil Aviation, when he focused his job on airport concession structuring and on policies for promoting the air transportation market. He pursued a career in public services regulation in the ANEEL, where he mainly dealt with economic regulation in concession contracts of power distribution and transmission. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Law and a Master's degree in Regulation and Business Management from UnB. He also currently attends Ph.D classes in Economics at Brasilia Catholic University.

Profile of attendees of GRI China-Latam Infra Summit & Week

CHINESE LEADERS

Decision-makers from the main Chinese mega conglomerates

AUTHORITIES

Chinese and Brazilian Government authorities

INVESTORS

Sovereign funds (SWF), pension funds, institutional investors, asset managers. Banks and financial agents: Commercial banks, multilateral banks, investment banks.

SPECIALISTS

Other players connected to the infrastructure sector and working in the infrastructure development chain.

In the past four editions, the meeting has already gathered

over 700 executives, of whom almost 400 are chinese leaders, such as:

BMPI
BNP Paribas - Hong Kong
Banco Modal
Barclays Investment Bank - Brasil
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners do Brasil
CAF Brasil
CGGC Brasil
CSCEC - China Construction Communications Engineering Group Corporation Limited
China Minsheng Bank
China Railway No.10 Engineering Construtora do Brasil
China-Africa Development Fund
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Construtora Queiroz Galvão
Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. - CIFI
Credit Suisse - Brazil
Distrocuyo S.A.
E. J. McKay & Co. - Beijing
Engeform
Fosun Group
Haitong Banco de Investimento do Brasil
ICBC - Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
IFC - International Finance Corporation - Brazil
ISA CTEEP - Companhia de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica Paulista
Itaú BBA S.A
Mitsubishi Corporation do Brasil
New Development Bank
SUEZ Brasil
UBS - Brazil
http://www.bmpi.com.br
http://www.bmpi.com.br
+55 11 3168-0108
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Holding company of equity stakes in businesses and structured projects in infrastructure sector, particularly dedicated to solutions for sustainable cities (efficient sanitation and public lighting systems). The company highlights governance and management as primary sources of value creation in its business and also leverages an articulated framework to execution of new investments. It currently holds equity position in sub-holdings and 7 companies of diverse business niches in infrastructure.
http://www.bnpparibas.com.hk/
Hong Kong | Hong Kong
http://www.modal.com.br
http://www.modal.com.br
+55 11 2106 6880
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Modal is a leading Brazilian investment banking with a strong focus on Infrastructure, healthcare, industrials and agribusiness.Our team of senior bankers is tirelessly looking for opportunities for our clients. With a team of 18 bankers, we offer a flawless execution in M&A and Capital Market transactions. As a result, this year Bloomberg ranked is the 4th most active M&A bank in number of deals while Ambima placed us as the 10th most active bank, by volume, in bookrunning equity offerings.Our homebroker, ModalMais, is perhaps the fastest growing franchise in Brazil.
http://www.barcap.com/about-barclays-capital/global-reach-and-contacts/americas.html
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Barclays, a 328 year-old bank, offers products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 80,000 people.
https://bip.brookfield.com/en
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Asset Manager in Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Real Estate, Sustainable Resources, and Private Equity.
http://www.cafbrasil.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
http://www.cggc.cc/
http://www.cggc.cc/
+55 11 3289-0795
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) is part of the gian state-owned China Energy Engineering Corporation (Ceec). CGGC's main business is investment and infrastructure construction. The company arrived in Brazil in 2013 and established CGGC Construtora do Brasil in São Paulo, responsible for all business in Brazil.
http://www.cscec.com.cn
http://www.cscec.com.cn
+86 10 8808 3211
Beijing | Beijing | China
As a subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd., one of the World's Most Admired Companies, CSCECPE is the most internationally competitive hydraulic and municipal road and bridge construction conglomerate.
http://www.cmbc.com.cn/
http://www.cmbc.com.cn/
+1 86-10-68467286
Beijing | China
China Minsheng Banking Corp., is established in the year 1996, ranked No.251 of the Global 500 published by Fortune Magazine. One of the most influential commercial bank in China with 240 Billion RMB of core capital of and 6 Trillion RMB of total assets.
http://www.cr10g.com/Sys_en/index.aspx
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) posee más de 60 años de experiencia, y hoy es un grupo extenso y global en áreas como investigación y desarrollo, EPC, proyectos exteriores, supervisión y consultoría en construcción, inversión y financiamiento. Es responsable por la investigación y el desarrollo de centena de líneas ferroviarias, participando de la construcción y reconstrucción de cerca de 70mil Km. de líneas, lo que representa un cuarto de toda la red de China.
http://www.cadfund.com/
http://www.cadfund.com/
+86 10-59566800/+86 10 59 89 290
Beijing | China
http://www.clacfund.com.cn
Beijing | Beijing | China
The China-LAC Cooperation Fund is an initiative by the Chinese Government with an investment of 5 billion USD by Chinese institutions. Focus on a diversified range of sectors including but not limited to energy and natural resources, infrastructure.
https://www.construtoraqueirozgalvao.com.br/
Rio De Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
63 years of history, Queiroz Galvão Construction Company (CQG) is the origin of one of the biggest and most solid corporate conglomerate in Latin America. The work standard together with the commitment to deliver high complexity projects has turned CQG into a national and international benchmark for engineering solutions. The strategy structured on long-term partnership with Chinese investors and corpora on that started six year ago in Shanghai Business Office, has consolidated CQG as one of the most efficient and reliable partner for infrastructure development in Brazil. With a ever more robust compliance program, CQG has just become the first company in the segment in Brazil the to obtain ISO 37.001: 2016 certification - Anti-bribery Management System, which reinforces our commitment to good market practices. The company promotes risk analysis, and also monitoring and auditing of the implemented actions.
http://www.cifi.com/
Panama
Non-bank financial institution, provides advice and financing for infrastructure and energy projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
https://br.credit-suisse.com
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Credit Suisse is an global bank with presence in Brazil that works in Private Banking ,Wealth & Asset Management,Credit operations, and others.
http://www.distrocuyo.com/
Guaymallén | Mendoza | Argentina
Argentine Company of Electric Power Transmission by Cuyo Trunk Distribution
http://www.ejmckay.com
http://www.ejmckay.com
+86 21 5109 6266
Shanghai | Shanghai | China
E.J. McKay is an independent investment bank with a focus on China-related transactions with three offices covering Northern, Eastern and Southern China, and a presence in major financial centers around the world. The firm’s services include M&A, strategic advisory and capital raising. E.J. McKay pioneered the China – Nordic transaction corridor, initiated the capital flows between China and India and has a history of advising clients on some of the most significant and complex transactions between China and Europe, North America, India, Latin America, and the Middle East. Over the years, capital flows with China have become multi-directional. Ongoing geopolitical developments, technology impacts, recessions and economic recovery have all contributed to a dynamic market environment. The core mission of the firm, however, remains the same—delivering maximized results to our clients through innovation and disciplined execution.
http://www.engeform.com.br/
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Em mais de quatro décadas de atuação, a Engeform consolidou a ideia de que o desenvolvimento das pessoas, a cultura corporativa e a busca contínua do aprimoramento da gestão são os fatores que realmente fazem a diferença. A partir de sua origem com Formas Deslizantes, em 1976, a Engeform ampliou sua atuação na engenharia, transformando sonhos, necessidades e desenhos em realidade. Já são mais de seiscentos empreendimentos e obras entregues com soluções inteligentes e relevantes.
http://www.fosun.com/
http://www.fosun.com/
+86 21 2315 6830
Shanghai | China
Fosun is a family-focused multinational company that has been listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with total assets over RMB638.8 bi. Fosun's mission is to create customer-to-maker ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth.
http://www.haitongib.com.br/pt
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Haitong Bank S.A. integra el Grupo Haitong Securities, uno de los principales bancos de inversión y corredoras de China, que cuenta con 340 agencias de títulos y valores mobiliarios en todo el país. Atiende a 7,7 millones de clientes minorista y más de 24mil clientes institucionales y de alto padrón en Grande China. Haitong Bank ofrece innumerables servicios de investment banking a clientes corporativos e institucionales en Europa, América y Asia.
http://www.icbc-ltd.com/ICBCLtd/en/
Beijing | China
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) was established on 1 January 1984. Through the continuous endeavor and stable development, the Bank has developed into one of the top large listed banks in the world.
http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/corp_ext_content/ifc_external_corporate_site/home
São Paulo | Brazil
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. We utilize and leverage our products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions in the World Bank Group—to provide development solutions customized to meet clients’ needs.
http://www.cteep.com.br/
http://www.cteep.com.br/
+55 11 3138-7000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
http://www.itau.com.br/itaubba-pt/sobre-o-itau-bba/onde-estamos/
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Biggest bank in Latin America by market value.
http://www.mitsubishicorp.com/
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Infrastructure and Environment Business, Industrial Financing, Logistics and Development, Machinery, Energy, Metals, Living and Essentials.
http://www.ndb.int
Shanghai | Shanghai | China
New Development Bank is a multilateral development bank set up by the BRICS countries, and has been instituted with a vision to support and foster infrastructure and sustainable development initiatives in emerging economies.
http://www.suez.com
http://www.suez.com
+55 11 2166 3603
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
SUEZ is a group of industrial services and solutions to conserve and regenerate essential resources such as water and waste.
http://apps1.ubs.com/locationfinder/search.do?GeoEntityId=105633&GeoEntityType=6
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
UBS is committed to providing private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland, with superior financial advice and solutions. Its strategy centers on its Wealth Management and Wealth Management Americas businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland, complemented by its Asset Management business and its Investment Bank. These businesses share three key characteristics: they benefit from a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital-efficient, and offer a superior structural growth and profitability outlook. UBS’s strategy builds on the strengths of all of its businesses and focuses its efforts on areas in which it excels, while seeking to capitalize on the compelling growth prospects in the businesses and regions in which it operates. In Brazil, UBS offers wealth management services to private investors and broker dealer and corporate client solutions to institutional clients.

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Club Partners Latam
Banco Sabadell, S.A. - Mexico
Grupo CCR
Club Partners Brazil
Accenture - Brazil
Global Talent
Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Sociedade de Advogados
Club Partners
Trilegal
eClub Partners Latam
Alvarez & Marsal - Brasil
Baker McKenzie LLP (Global Headquarters)
Deloitte - Brasil
Fitch Ratings - Global Headquarters
Marsh Brasil Corretagem de Seguros
Sectoral Club Partners
PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
eClub Partner Brazil
Demarest Advogados
Sectoral eClub Partners
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
John Deere do Brasil
https://www.bancsabadell.com
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Banco Sabadell is Spain’s fourth largest private banking group, which is comprised of different banks, brands, subsidiaries and part-owned companies covering all areas of the financial business sector under a common denominator: professional performance and quality. A young, highly-qualified team, with the most modern, up-to-date technological and commercial resources and a multi-brand, multi-channel organisation focusing on the client enable Banco Sabadell to occupy an outstanding position in the personal and business banking markets.
http://www.grupoccr.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
CCR Group is one of the major infrastructure concession companies in Latin America. Divided into four business units, CCR Highways SP, CCR Highways BR, CCR Mobility and CCR Airports, the company operates in the main transportation modes in the region. In the road segment, it controls 3,265 kilometres of highways in four Brazilian states where the highest concentration of GDP passes through. In the transportation of passengers, it holds the concessions of lines 4 and recently won the auction to manage lines 5 and 17 of the São Paulo metro system. In addition, it is responsible for the boat system and the VLT in Rio de Janeiro and the subway operation in the capital of Bahia, Salvador. In airport concessions, the company operates in the airports of Quito (Ecuador), San José (Costa Rica), Curaçao and Belo Horizonte (Brazil). Besides, the CCR Group also has expertise in high-capacity data transmission and airport services in the United States.
https://www.accenture.com/br-pt
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 442,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
http://www.gt-recruitment.com
Global Talent is a boutique recruitment agency dedicated exclusively to the Real Estate and Infrastructure markets. With specialized know-how in these sectors, our mission is to find true talent that can transform your company.
http://www.manesco.com.br
São Paulo | Brazil
The law firm Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques provides legal advice on public and regulatory law to private and public sectors. Cases and projects are related to infrastructure, regulation, complex contracts and innovation. Manesco has participated in the most relevant infrastructure projects in Brazil, since its foundation in 1991. It has performed an important role during the institutional changes that have occurred in the Country, since the Constitution came into force in 1988.
http://www.trilegal.com/
http://www.trilegal.com/
+91 22 4079 1000
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Trilegal is one of the leading law firms in India, providing innovative and quality legal services across the spectrum of corporate law. With over 400 lawyers spread across Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurugram and Mumbai, the Firm consistently advises many of the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions, and fund houses on their complex and first-to-market transactions. Trilegal has been recognised as the ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Awards.
http://www.alvarezandmarsal.com
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
As a global leader, Alvarez & Marsal is noted for its performance enhancement, restructuring and business consultancy services, which focus on boosting growth and accelerating results for clients. A&M has extensive experience in the infrastructure area and has delivered various management, restructuring and asset valuation projects for highway, port, energy and telecom ventures. A&M believes Brazil is a market that presents a range of opportunities that will help expand its service portfolio. It has therefore created the Infrastructure & Capital Projects (I&CP) department, staffed with consultants trained to offer clients a multidisciplinary approach analyzing a wide range of issues, including, strategy, finance, capital structure, tax, licensing, management and construction support, dispute resolution and asset development. A&M provides potential investors with support during the privatization process and is a one-stop-shop capable of validating underlying value-generating processes.
http://www.bakermckenzie.com
New York | USA
Baker McKenzie is recognized worldwide for its best-in-class client service, practices and for carrying out the most deals year-after-year through our unmatched global platform across 77 offices and 47 emerging and developed countries. Companies based in or with operations in Latin America, routinely rely on our leading cross-border and Latin America energy, mining & infrastructure attorneys for their most important transactional and disputes matters. As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys, we offer clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region, unique coverage in Latin America across our 15 offices and 7 countries*, and from major finance centers globally. *Through a cooperation agreement with Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm
http://www.deloitte.com
http://www.deloitte.com
+55 11 5186-1000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries, to more than one-half of the largest companies listed in Fortune Global 500, as well as public enterprises and institutions, locally important clients and fast-growing multinational companies. Deloitte is committed to driving economic growth and supporting a sustainable society. Using the Deloitte Network’s insights to handling challenges and opportunities is the gateway to achieving individual growth, business success and to creating a prosperous society. Deloitte has an infrastructure and capital projects team that provides a wide range of services throughout the asset lifecycle, combining global best practices from their experience on the world’s largest and most complex projects to help clients to maximize the value of their investment. We advise public and private sector projects commissioners, as well as both sides of a public-private partnership.
http://www.fitchratings.com
New York | NY | USA
Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective, and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence. Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst. For additional information, please visit fitchratings.com.
https://brasil.marsh.com/
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. In today’s increasingly uncertain global business environment, Marsh helps clients to thrive and survive. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world.
http://www.pwc.com/in/en
http://www.pwc.com/in/en
+91 91 79 3091 7000
Mumbai | India
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 2,36,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com In India, PwC has offices in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. For more information about PwC India’s service offerings, visit www.pwc.com/in PwC refers to the PwC International network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate, independent and distinct legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.
https://www.amsshardul.com/
New Delhi | India
Founded on a century of legal achievements, we are one of India’s leading full service law firms. Our mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisors through excellence, responsiveness, innovation, and collaboration. We are known globally for our integrated approach. Our 600+ lawyers including 116 partners provide exceptional services across practice areas which include General Corporate, Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity, Banking & Finance, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Competition Law, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Project Finance, Capital Markets, Tax, and Intellectual Property. Helming major headline transactions and litigation across industries, we advise leading multinational corporations on their India entry and legal strategy impacting their business. We have offices in seven cities across India - New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.
http://www.demarest.com.br
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Established in 1948, Demarest is one of the most respected law firms in Brazil and is among the largest in Latin America. The firm offers a service of excellence to its clients through the collaborated support provided by more than 250 lawyers, as well as a workforce of nearly 700 employees in its structure. Our multidisciplinary performance model – enabling a perfect integration and synergy among its professionals – also contributes to Demarest’s performance. Clients from all over the world are assisted in domestic and cross border transactions through an organizational structure that includes offices in the major cities of Brazil as well as in New York.
http://www.cyrilshroff.com/
Mumbai | India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is India’s leading law firm with global reputation of being trusted advisors to its clients. Tracing its professional lineage to 1917, cam was founded to continue the legacy of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. The Firm advises a large and diverse set of clients, including domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity funds, venture capital funds, start-ups, government and regulatory bodies.
https://www.deere.com.br
https://www.deere.com.br
+55 19 3318 8100
Indaiatuba | SP | Brazil
John Deere is a global leader for agricultural and forestry machines production and also a major manufacturer of heavy equipments for construction and mining. Due to the company’s vision of the future based on innovation, John Deere invests millions of dollars per day in research and development. Recently, the company launched its Parts Distribution Center and two construction factories. These and other actions shows the commitment to the brazilian agriculture and infraestructure sectors. In Brazil, John Deere has four thousand employees, alocated in five factories and the Regional Office.

Advisory Board Members

Andre Clark
Andre Clark
General Manager
Siemens Energy Brasil
Andre Clark
http://
http://
+5531984731064
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
With more than 100 years of experience in the country, the Siemens transforms its excellence in electrification, automation and digitization into solutions to break borders and bring ingenuity to Brazilians.
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Energy Sector Lead - LAC
IFC
Andrés García Novel
http://www.ifc.org/
http://www.ifc.org/
+52 55 3098-0130
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Although part of the Bank Group, IFC is a separate legal entity with separate Articles of Agreement, share capital, financial structure, management, and staff. Membership in IFC is open only to member countries of the World Bank.
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Partner
Baker McKenzie
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
http://www.bakermckenzie.com/en/locations/latin-america/mexico
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Baker McKenzie is recognized worldwide for its best-in-class client service, practices and for carrying out the most deals year-after-year through our unmatched global platform across 77 offices and 47 emerging and developed countries. Companies based in or with operations in Latin America, routinely rely on our leading cross-border and Latin America energy, mining & infrastructure attorneys for their most important transactional and disputes matters. As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys, we offer clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region, unique coverage in Latin America across our 15 offices and 7 countries*, and from major finance centers globally. *Through a cooperation agreement with Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEO
BMPI
Bruno Sena
http://www.bmpi.com.br
http://www.bmpi.com.br
+55 11 3168-0108
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Holding company of equity stakes in businesses and structured projects in infrastructure sector, particularly dedicated to solutions for sustainable cities (efficient sanitation and public lighting systems). The company highlights governance and management as primary sources of value creation in its business and also leverages an articulated framework to execution of new investments. It currently holds equity position in sub-holdings and 7 companies of diverse business niches in infrastructure.
Bruno Werneck
Bruno Werneck
Partner
Mayer Brown Tauil & Chequer
Bruno Werneck
http://www.tauilchequer.com.br
Rio De Janeiro | ES | Brazil
Tauil & Chequer Advogados is a full service law firm. Working together, our team provides a comprehensive solution to the full array of issues that arise in your business.
Carlos Barrera
Carlos Barrera
CEO
Atlas Renewable Energy
Carlos Barrera
http://atlasrenewableenergy.com/
Miami, | FL | USA
Atlas Renewable Energy is an Actis portfolio company focused on the development, execution and operation of renewable energy projects across Latin America.
Carlos Linares Peñaloza
Carlos Linares Peñaloza
President of the Board
COFIDE
Carlos Linares Peñaloza
http://www.cofide.com.pe
Lima | Peru
We aim at boosting sustainable and inclusive development in the country, increasing its productivity and competitiveness, providing financing and other financial services.
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio Manager
Unión para la Infraestructura
César Ramírez
http://
Lima | Peru
Credicorp is Peru’s largest financial holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Credicorp provides commercial banking, microlending, insurance, pension fund management and financial advisory services at an international level.
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEO
R&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
http://ryq.cl/
http://ryq.cl/
+56 2 23391700
Santiago | Chile
R&Q Concesiones is a project originator and investment promotor in public infrastructure. Its business is focused on major projects awarded by chilean governement under a PPP Scheme.
Cristóbal Rodríguez Ugarte
Cristóbal Rodríguez Ugarte
CEO
Las Américas
Cristóbal Rodríguez Ugarte
http://www.lasamericas.cl
Santiago | Chile
Las Américas Fondo de Inversión busca generar valor a través de sus inversiones en distintas empresas, enfocándose en el mercado inmobiliario y la industria de concesiones de infraestructura, entre otros. En los últimos cuatro años, hemos mejorado y visto crecer la gestión de muchas empresas, entregando excelentes rentabilidades a sus aportantes, repartiendo U$ 4 mil millones en dividendos y alcanzando los U$ 120 millones en administración de activos de infraestructura.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
President
Fonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Dênio Cidreira
http://www.itaipavaarenafontenova.com.br
Salvador | BA | Brazil
Fonte Nova Arena is a consolidated event venue, housing a wide range of corporate and entertainment events, as well as touristic activities. By the end of the year, about 1m people should pass through or attend sporting an non-sporting events at Arena.
Diana Muñozcano
Diana Muñozcano
CIO
Grupo Indi
Diana Muñozcano
http://grupoindi.com
http://grupoindi.com
+52 (55) 5540-6750
Naucalpan de Juárez | MEX | Angola
Diego Hollweck
Diego Hollweck
CEO
Latin America Power
Diego Hollweck
http://www.latampower.com
Santiago | Chile
Latin America Power (LAP) was born in early September 2011, as a power generation company aiming to improve the energy matrix for Chile and Peru using renewable sources, while maintaining close relationships with local communities.
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital Projects
Deloitte
Elias de Souza
http://www.deloitte.com
http://www.deloitte.com
+55 11 5186-1000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries, to more than one-half of the largest companies listed in Fortune Global 500, as well as public enterprises and institutions, locally important clients and fast-growing multinational companies. Deloitte is committed to driving economic growth and supporting a sustainable society. Using the Deloitte Network’s insights to handling challenges and opportunities is the gateway to achieving individual growth, business success and to creating a prosperous society. Deloitte has an infrastructure and capital projects team that provides a wide range of services throughout the asset lifecycle, combining global best practices from their experience on the world’s largest and most complex projects to help clients to maximize the value of their investment. We advise public and private sector projects commissioners, as well as both sides of a public-private partnership.
Fernando Bravo
Fernando Bravo
Managing Director - Infrastructure
Goldman Sachs
Fernando Bravo
http://www.goldmansachs.com/
New York | NY | USA
Investment Banking
Fernando Carrandi
Fernando Carrandi
VP of Airport Investments & Operations
Agunsa
Fernando Carrandi
http://www.agunsa.com
http://www.agunsa.com
+56 2 24602700
Las Condes | Chile
With a presence in more than 20 countries AGUNSA is a leading multinational company in agency services and logistics. AGUNSA operates the airports of Serena, Calama and Magallenas in Chile.
Javier Contreras
Javier Contreras
Partner and Director of Infrastructure
Ameris Capital
Javier Contreras
http://ameris.cl/
http://ameris.cl/
+56 2 2499 7600
Chile
Ameris Capital is a financial services company focused on corporate finance, asset management, and institutional fund distribution.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Bancolombia
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
http://www.grupobancolombia.com/webcorporativa/
Medellin | Colombia
We are a leading, trendsetting financial group that generates a superior experience for its clients, pride for its employees, and value for its shareholders, in a sustainable manner.
Jordi Tasias
Jordi Tasias
Managing Director, Latin America
CDPQ
Jordi Tasias
http://www.cdpq.com
http://www.cdpq.com
+52 55 28816709
Ciudad de Mexico | CMX | Mexico
Canadian long-term institutional investor, CDPQ has been a major infrastructure investor for more than 15 years.
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal & Managing Director, Advisory Services
ARUP
Jorge Valenzuela
http://www.arup.com
http://www.arup.com
+1 415 957 9445
San Francisco | CA | USA
Arup is a multi–disciplinary firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists. The firm has over 15,000 staff based in 90 offices across 40 countries.
Jose Antonio Rossier Guillot
Jose Antonio Rossier Guillot
Managing Director - Infrastructure, Real Estate & Financial Sponsors
BBVA - Mexico
Jose Antonio Rossier Guillot
http://www.bbva.com.mx
http://www.bbva.com.mx
+52 55 5621 3434
Mexico City | CMX | Mexico
Bank
José Guilherme Souza
José Guilherme Souza
Managing Partner - Head of Infrastructure Investments
Vinci Partners
José Guilherme Souza
http://www.vincipartners.com
Rio De Janeiro | Brazil
Vinci is one of Brazil’s largest alternative investment firms, with over R$ 30bi of AUM. The Real Estate area represents R$2,0bi of this AUM with investments across different asset classes and strategies.
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, Infrastructure
BlackRock
José María Zertuche
https://www.blackrock.com/mx/home
Mexico City | CMX | Mexico
BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm. Our business is investing on behalf of our clients - from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life.
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
Head of Research
Profuturo AFP
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
http://www.profuturo.com.pe
Lima | Peru
Profuturo AFP is part of Scotiabank, one of the world's leading financial institutions.
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Founding Partner
Ainda Energia & Infraestructura
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
http://www.ainda.mx
http://www.ainda.mx
+52 (55) 5202 7690
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Ainda is a listed private equity fund (CKD) focused on investing in energy and infrastructure projects in Mexico. Ainda has signed a strategic alliance with Goldman Sachs Merchant Bank Division to identify opportunities to co-invest in the country.
Marcelo Felberg
Marcelo Felberg
CFO Americas
DP World Americas
Marcelo Felberg
http://web.dpworld.com/contact/
Charlotte | NC | USA
DP World is the leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, marine services, logistics and ancillary services, to technology-driven trade solutions. Our portfolio of more than 150 operations in over 50 countries in six continents gives us a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. DP World’s has more than 50,000 employees from 120 countries.
Marco Cauduro
Marco Cauduro
CEO
CCR
Marco Cauduro
http://www.grupoccr.com.br
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
CCR Group is one of the major infrastructure concession companies in Latin America. Divided into four business units, CCR Highways SP, CCR Highways BR, CCR Mobility and CCR Airports, the company operates in the main transportation modes in the region. In the road segment, it controls 3,265 kilometres of highways in four Brazilian states where the highest concentration of GDP passes through. In the transportation of passengers, it holds the concessions of lines 4 and recently won the auction to manage lines 5 and 17 of the São Paulo metro system. In addition, it is responsible for the boat system and the VLT in Rio de Janeiro and the subway operation in the capital of Bahia, Salvador. In airport concessions, the company operates in the airports of Quito (Ecuador), San José (Costa Rica), Curaçao and Belo Horizonte (Brazil). Besides, the CCR Group also has expertise in high-capacity data transmission and airport services in the United States.
Marco Fragale
Marco Fragale
Country Manager
Enel - Perú
Marcos Almeida
Marcos Almeida
Managing Partner
Brookfield Infrastructure Group
Marcos Almeida
https://bip.brookfield.com/en
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Asset Manager in Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Real Estate, Sustainable Resources, and Private Equity.
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEO
Odinsa
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
http://www.odinsa.com/es
Bogotá | Colombia
Odinsa, a Colombian company, a subsidiary of Grupo Argos, is an organization dedicated to the structuring, management and development of infrastructure projects for highway and airport concessions.
Michael Timmermann
Michael Timmermann
Head Infra & PE, Chile, Peru, Colombia
BTG Pactual - Chile
Michael Timmermann
http://www.btgpactual.cl
Santiago | Chile
BTG Pactual is an innovative global financial firm that operates as a meritocratic partnership with a passion for consistently creating value for its clients and shareholders.
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & Peru
IFC
Miguel Toledo
http://www.ifc.org
http://www.ifc.org
+ 571 319 2330
Bogotá | Colombia
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Ricardo Alves
Ricardo Alves
Vice President - Infrastructure investments
GIC
Ricardo Alves
http://www.gic.com.sg
http://www.gic.com.sg
+55 11 3514 1600
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
GIC is one of the world’s largest global investors, with well over US$100 billion of assets in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Rubén López
Rubén López
Director General
Aleatica México
Rubén López
http://www.aleatica.com
http://www.aleatica.com
+52 55 5255 5250
Ciudad de México | CMX | Mexico
Sergio Salgado
Sergio Salgado
General Manager
Mitsui - Peru
Sergio Salgado
http://
http://
+51-93425-8089
Peru
We operates across 140 offices in 65 countries, utilising our global operating locations, networks and information resources to multilaterally purse business.
Solange Ribeiro
Solange Ribeiro
Deputy CEO
Neoenergia
Solange Ribeiro
http://www.neoenergia.com/
Rio De Janeiro | RJ | Brazil
Neoenergia is the second largest company in the Brazilian electric sector in terms of number of consumers. It has assets in 18 states of the country and operates throughout the energy chain: generation, transmission, distribution and free energy market.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa Vernaglia
CEO
BRK Ambiental
Teresa Vernaglia
https://www.brkambiental.com.br/quem-somos/
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
BRK Ambiental is the largest private Brazilian Company in the area of environmental solutions. Through the control of its assets, the Company can guarantee more assertive decision-making, applying best governance practices in all of its segments. This allows BRK Ambiental to ensure that the processes and systems are the same for all of its operations, guaranteeing operational gains and more accurate quality control. In the Water and Wastewater segment, BRK Ambiental operates in all regions of the country under full concession (water and wastewater) or partial concession (wastewater) model, as well as through PPPs (Public-Private Partnerships) and other associations with state and municipal entities. In addition, it has guaranteed its position with a strategy focused on synergy and on offering quality services. All of this guarantees effective performance when tackling the sanitation deficit challenge present in Brazil, while working in a complementary fashion with the government.
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
General ManagerSiemens Energy Brasil
Brazil
André Clark began his career in the Pulp&Paper industry in 1995. He has 17 years of experience in Energy, Oil&Gas, Manufacturing, Logistics and Infrastructure areas. He was CEO of Acciona for Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay. Now, Mr Clark is the President and CEO of Siemens Brazil, since November, 1st, 2017. He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and MBA in Finance and Operations Management from New York University Stern School of Business.
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Energy Sector Lead - LACIFC
USA
Focused in origination, structuring and management of debt and equity investments since 2006, Andres is currently based in Mexico City, where he moved from Washington DC in November 2014 and from where he now leads IFC’s infrastructure business origination in Mexico and Central America. He has more than 12 years of emerging market investment experience, including 10 years in the energy sector with IFC globally. His responsibilities currently also include originating and structuring equity transactions comprising co- investment opportunities in Mexico for the US$1.2 billion China-Mexico Fund managed by IFC’s Asset Management Company. He received an MBA from the IESE Business School (Barcelona, Spain) in 2006.
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
PartnerBaker McKenzie
Mexico
Benjamín Torres-Barrón leads Baker McKenzie's Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice Group in Mexico. He handles all legal matters related to the development of real estate, mining, infrastructure and major projects, and advises clients on the development of projects relating to electricity, oil, gas, fuels, water, waste, LPG, LNG, biofuels, energy efficiency and public bids called by Mexican government agencies. Benjamín also represents clients before the regulatory authorities and agencies in matters regarding permitting for energy projects, and advises clients on maritime and navigation matters, due diligence, contracts and financing, as well as regulatory issues.
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEOBMPI
Brazil
He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, having started his career in the financial market at Banco Opportunity. He was previously Managing Director at Internet Group, company integrated by iG, BrTurbo and iBest. In 2009, he joined Angra Infra as Managing Partner, where he could manage a wide range of investment in infrastructure. In 2013, he founded Barbosa Mello Investimentos, an infrastructure investment holding company. The company currently has investments in sectors such as water, energy, social infrastructure, street lighting and transports.
Bruno Werneck
Bruno Werneck
PartnerMayer Brown Tauil & Chequer
Brazil
Bruno counsels Brazilian and foreign clients on matters related to infrastructure projects, energy, oil and gas and mining. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions transactions, concessions, public-private partnerships, including PMIs, government purchases, project financing, tax; incentives and regulatory matters. He worked as a foreign associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and was a partner in the American law Firm of Mayer Brown. He is a Professor of graduate courses at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).
Carlos Barrera
Carlos Barrera
CEOAtlas Renewable Energy
USA
Carlos Barrera (Ucho) is currently CEO of Atlas Renewable Energy. Before joining Atlas Renewable Energy, Ucho worked at SunEdison for six years, as Managing Director & VP for Latin America where he grew the business from scratch to invest $1bn in a span of 4 years, and develop 500MW+ of projects financed and constructed. Prior to that time, Ucho was at BP in multiple executive roles across Oil & Gas, Cleantech Venture Capital, and Alternative Energy in London, Australia, China and Madrid. Ucho holds an Engineering degree from Lehigh University, a PLD certificate from Harvard University, and an Executive MBA from Kellogg, Northwestern University.
Carlos Linares Peñaloza
Carlos Linares Peñaloza
President of the BoardCOFIDE
Peru
Graduated in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico and Master of Management from J L Kellogg Graduate School Management - Northwestern University. He has management High Executive Development Programmes at Unidad de Piura. He has over 35 years of professional career, having had positions such as Managing Director for Indebtedness and Public Treasure at the Ministry of Economics and Finances; Presidente of the Risk Committee at Banco de la Nación; Finance Director at COFIDE; Finance Director, Acting Managing Director and Corporate Finance Director at Petroperu. Currently, he is President of the Board at COFIDE, the Peruvian Development Bank.
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio ManagerUnión para la Infraestructura
Peru
César Ramirez holds a MBA at the Kellog School of Management, MPA at the Kennedy School of Government Harvard. Has more than 20 years experience in investments. Former Managing Director of Petroperú, before starting in Credicorp worked as managing director at Trafigura Colombia, ING Funds, was Vice-president at AIC International Investments and held the position of investments specialist at IFC.
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
Cristina Pardo de Vera Posada
CEOR&Q Concesiones e Infraestructura
Chile
Cristina joined R&Q in 2015 as a Head of PPP Investment. She holds an Economy degree from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Master´s degree in Infrastructure Management from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Prior to joining R&Q Cristina worked in several countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America as CEO of multinational engineering companies and advised Banks, IFIs and Investors in infrastructure projects, with a remarkable specialization in PPP structures. Cristina also served as Strategic Director for Ayesa in Spain and now is part of the Commercial Board of R&Q Group in Chile. Today Cristina manages a portfolio of infrastructure investment of more than USD 1,000 Mill in Chile.
Cristóbal Rodríguez Ugarte
Cristóbal Rodríguez Ugarte
CEOLas Américas
Chile
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
PresidentFonte Nova Negócios e Participações
Brazil
Dênio Cidreira is President of Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova. He is a chemical engineer graduated from UFBA and holds an MBA from FGV and Cranfield (England). He also took the Harvard Business School Product Innovation Leadership Course and the IBGC Management Advisor Course. He previously held positions in the Odebrecht Group, which he joined as Braskem's New Business Manager and gained executive experience by being part the board of several companies within the group: Santo Antonio Energia, Odebrecht Ambiental (currently BRK Ambiental) and Odebrecht Properties.
Diego Hollweck
Diego Hollweck
CEOLatin America Power
Chile
Experienced executive with more than 22 years of professional experience in the energy business. Worked on senior positions at several global corporations and investment funds (BG Group, Duke Energy, I Squared capital). Experienced across the energy value chain (from extraction/generation to retail/marketing) in several countries in Latin America. Sound knowledge in general management, business development, project management and corporate finance areas. Managed and completed complex negotiations with partners, clients, governments, commercial banks and multilateral agencies in different countries across Latin America.
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
Brazil
Partner of the Infrastructure & Capital Projects and Government and Public Services Industry Leader at Deloitte in Brazil. Lawyer with a Master in Public Policy (FGV-EAESP) and PPP professional certificate (CP3P). He has more than 20 years of experience in public management advisory; advising on projects with multilateral organizations; consulting on infrastructure projects, mainly PPP; preparation of studies and analysis of the infrastructure market; structuring of social capital investments; advising on smart city projects; consulting on urban mobility projects and structuring sustainable projects with a social impact.
Fernando Bravo
Fernando Bravo
Managing Director - InfrastructureGoldman Sachs
USA
Fernando heads the Goldman Sachs’ Andean Region coverage effort for the Latin American Financing Group, where he is responsible for origination and structuring of financing opportunities. Prior to assuming his current role, Bravo was a member of the emerging markets local sales team and also Principal Funding and Investments group where he focused on providing financing for Latin American infrastructure projects. Prior to joining the firm, Bravo worked at Bear Stearns and UBS Securities in the Latin American debt capital markets and derivatives departments for more than five years. He earned bachelor’s degrees in physics, engineering, and economics from Washington and Lee University and his MBA from the Wharton School.
Fernando Carrandi
Fernando Carrandi
VP of Airport Investments & OperationsAgunsa
Chile
Fernando has 15+ years of broad experience in the infrastructure finance and development sector including his current leadership role as chief executive for a group of three regional airports in Chile. He has also served in an executive/board support capacity to the Board of Directors for the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport PPP project in Santiago, with an aggregate of 18 million pax/year. He also has extensive background in executive and director roles for various airport developments in Latin America and the Caribbean with focus on airport privatization projects, PPP financing and airport administration, bridging public and private sector oversight. In Montego Bay, Jamaica, he served as Chief Financial Officer.
Javier Contreras
Javier Contreras
Partner and Director of InfrastructureAmeris Capital
Chile
Partner and Director of Infrastructure at Ameris Capital, where he actively participates in project finance, valuations, advisory services, and mergers and acquisitions. He has more than 24 years of experience in Chilean investment banking, having led the investment banking of Santander Investment in a period characterized by the concession boom, takeover bids and the resurgence of IPOs in the Chilean market. Later, he was Director of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at BanChile Citi Global Banking & Markets. He is an industrial civil engineer from the University of Chile.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment BankingBancolombia
Colombia
Since May 2016, Jean Pierre Serani is the Head of the Investment Banking division of Bancolombia, where he is in charge of the M&A, DCM/ECM, Project, Corporate and Acquisition Finance, Merchant Banking and Special Situations teams. Previously, for three years he was the CEO of Valores Bancolombia, the bank´s brokerage unit and the Head of the Sales & Trading division. Before 2013, he held several positions on the Investment Banking division for more than eight years. Mr. Serani received his undergraduate degree in Business from Universidad EAFIT and his MBA degree from Georgia Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar.
Jordi Tasias
Jordi Tasias
Managing Director, Latin AmericaCDPQ
Mexico
Jorge Valenzuela
Jorge Valenzuela
Principal & Managing Director, Advisory ServicesARUP
USA
Jorge Valenzuela has 20 years of experience in investments, asset management, and project management of real assets in the US and Latin America. Jorge's areas of expertise include financial and technical advisory for the development, investment and financing of public infrastructure and real estate projects. At Arup, Jorge leads the Advisory Services team for San Francisco and Latin America and has directed engagements in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and the US. Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, has a Master degree in construction management and real estate from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and an MBA degree from University of California at Berkeley.
Jose Antonio Rossier Guillot
Jose Antonio Rossier Guillot
Managing Director - Infrastructure, Real Estate & Financial SponsorsBBVA - Mexico
Mexico
José Guilherme Souza
José Guilherme Souza
Managing Partner - Head of Infrastructure InvestmentsVinci Partners
Brazil
Mr Souza has been with Vinci Partners since inception, and had been manager of FIP Brasil Energia while at Banco Pactual until 2009. At Vinci, Mr Souza was responsible for monitoring the investment in Equatorial Energia until 2015 and has served as board member of Celpa (Centrais Eletrica do Para), Cecrisa, and is still at the board of Grupo CBO. He holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajubá (EFEI) and an MBA with a major in Corporate Finance and Accounting from University of Rochester, New York (Beta Gamma Sigma award).
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, InfrastructureBlackRock
Mexico
Mr. Zertuche has over 16 years of experience investing in Mexican real assets. He is former Vice-President of I2, the leading infrastructure investment manager in Mexico acquired by BlackRock in October, 2015. His prior experience is in investment banking, including M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions, asset management, strategy and operations. Mr. Zertuche was a founder of Infraestructura Institucional (I2) in 2010, and served as Chief Financial and Investment Officer since its inception in 2010. Prior to founding Infraestructura Institucional, Mr. Zertuche served as Chief Investment and Control Officer of Mexico Retail Properties (MRP Group), which he co-founded in October 2002.
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
Joswilb Vega Ugarte
Head of ResearchProfuturo AFP
Peru
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Founding PartnerAinda Energia & Infraestructura
Mexico
Manuel holds a BS in Economics from MIT and a MPA from Harvard and has taught courses in economics and finance at ITAM and Universidad Iberoamericana. He has worked from both the public and private sectors most related to infrastructure. Positions include Director of Studies at the Agriculture and Water Resources (1993-1994), founding partner at Analisis y Desarrollo de Proyectos (ADP) acquired by Mercer Management Consulting (1994-2006), Undersecretary of Transportation at SCT (2006-2008), Chief of Structural Change at SCT (2008-2009), Chief Administrative Officer at the Interior Ministry (2009-2010) and Head of GBM Infrastructure (2010-2015). Additionally, he was President of the Board of ASA and Alternate Board Member at PEMEX.
Marcelo Felberg
Marcelo Felberg
CFO AmericasDP World Americas
USA
CFO of DP World Americas since 2018. Prior to DP World Americas, was acting CEO (2017) and CFO of Odebrecht Transport S.A. (from 2010 to 2018) and CFO of Rede Energia (2008). Before that had worked for almost 20 years in wholesale and investment banking holding several senior and executive positions at Unibanco, HSBC, BBM, BofA and Chase Manhattan both in Brazil and the United Kingdom. Board member of several companies in Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil and the Dominican Republica. Holds a degree in Economics from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro and Executive MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas Sao Paulo.
Marco Fragale
Marco Fragale
Country ManagerEnel - Perú
Peru
Marcos Almeida
Marcos Almeida
Managing PartnerBrookfield Infrastructure Group
Brazil
Marcos Almeida is a Managing Partner and Head of South America for Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group, with responsibility for expanding Brookfield’s infrastructure business in the region. Mr. Almeida has more than 20 years of experience in finance and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2003, Mr. Almeida worked for an international consulting firm, where he advised the Brazilian government and private companies on the privatization process for various utility and telecom companies. Before that, he worked for large accounting firms in Brazil and Switzerland, and for a large bank in Germany. Mr. Almeida has a degree in economics from UFMG and an MBA from the University of São Paulo.
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEOOdinsa
Colombia
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri is president of the Odinsa Group. Previously, he worked as vice president for the Caribbean region and legal representative of Cementos Argos and as manager of Industrial Business and national manager of Marketing. He studied Business Administration and specialization in International Marketing at EAFIT University (Medellin). He also did the Advanced Management Program of the University of La Sabana (Bogotá) and the CEO's Management Program of the Kellogg School of Management (Illinois).
Michael Timmermann
Michael Timmermann
Head Infra & PE, Chile, Peru, ColombiaBTG Pactual - Chile
Chile
Michael Timmermann heads the Chile/Peru/Colombia Infra and Private Equity team at BTG Pactual since late 2019 and is currently a board member in Latin America Power and four highway concessions companies in Chile. Previously, Mike was the Chief Business Development Officer at portfolio private equity co LAP (among the biggest renewable energy players in Chile and Peru).
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & PeruIFC
USA
Mr Toledo has more than 15 years of experience structuring financing for power, gas, transport, and water projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is currently a Chief Investment Officer within IFC's Latin America Infrastructure and Natural Resources group, leading IFC's efforts in Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean regions. Prior to joining IFC in 2005, Mr. Toledo worked at CAF and Citigroup. Mr. Toledo holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and a Masters in Business Administration from McGill University in Montreal.
Ricardo Alves
Ricardo Alves
Vice President - Infrastructure investmentsGIC
Brazil
Rubén López
Rubén López
Director GeneralAleatica México
Mexico
Rubén López Barrera studied the Degree in Civil Engineering at the Universidad Iberoamericana; Master of Science in Management of the Master’s Program from Stanford University; Master of Business Administration from the joint program of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He has more than 20 years of experience in the structuring of infrastructure projects, holding various positions within ICA as Executive Director and Director of Human, Legal and Communication Resources of Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA)and as Director of Business Development and Director of Project Financing of ICA. From 2006 to 2009 he was General Director of OMA
Sergio Salgado
Sergio Salgado
General ManagerMitsui - Peru
Peru
General Manager with over twenty years of experience leading global and regional teams in Business Development, Sales, Operations and Corporate Finance. Solid network of contacts and track record implementing new companies and partnerships, and optimizing resources in startups, small, medium and large corporations across different industries, such as food, chemicals, infrastructure, mining, high-tech and energy.
Solange Ribeiro
Solange Ribeiro
Deputy CEONeoenergia
Brazil
Joined Neoenergia in 2004, as Regulation and Environment Officer, and was the CEO from 2012 to 2017. VP of the Board of Directors of the National System Operator, ONS. Board member of ABDIB. Participates in the National Steering Committee of Project Juntos. Was a member of the Social and Economical Development Council, CDES. With 35 years of experience, she held senior leadership positions at companies such as Chesf and Eletropaulo, was a consultant at National Economic Research Associates in Washington, DC. With a degree in Electrical Engineering from UFPE, and a master's degree from PUC-Rio, she was a visiting researcher at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa Vernaglia
CEOBRK Ambiental
Brazil
Teresa Vernaglia, CEO of BRK Ambiental, has served for more than 25 years in leadership positions in the Telecommunication and Energy sectors. Teresa worked for 16 years in the AES group and was President of AES Atimus and AES Brasil Institute. She started her career at NEC Brasil and before joining AES, was Director of Engineering and Operations at Nextel. Teresa Vernaglia holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of Sorocaba and an MBA in Business Management from the Instituto Técnico de Aeronáutica / ESPM.
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