GRI China-Latam Infra Summit 2019
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GRI China-Latam Infra Summit 2019

5 - 6 August - Summit
Beijing:
The Peninsula Beijing Hotel

7 - 9 August - Week
Shanghai: Visits and meetings

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The event provides excellent networking and business opportunities with Chinese investors for those active in Latin America's infrastructure sector

GRI China-Latam Infra Summit & Week 2019 is an exclusively senior platform for Latin American and Chinese Infrastructure leaders to meet and build long-lasting partnerships, to explore cross border investment opportunities and to find ways of growing the local infrastructure market.

The 4th edition of the event, taking place in Beijing, also has a strategic agenda with technical visits in Shanghai (August 7-9), focusing on consolidating the ties between investors, operators, lenders, governmental authorities and other influential players in the industry.

*The China-Latam Infra Summit 2019 will benefit from simultaneous translation in English and Chinese. 
 

EXECUTIVE ATTENDEES

Alan Fernandes
Alan Fernandes
Haitong
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten Hasbach
Siemens
Cesar Urrea
Cesar Urrea
International Finance Corporation
David Wu
David Wu
E. J. McKay & Co.
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo Centola
Banco Modal
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
XP Investimentos
Harrison Jia
Harrison Jia
Belt & Road Service Connections
Jin Hong
Jin Hong
Banco Sabadell
Marco de Carvalho
Marco de Carvalho
Barclays
Marcos Meireles
Marcos Meireles
Rio Energy
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Robson Campos
Robson Campos
Camargo Corrêa Infra
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
New Development Bank
Shuang Hu
Shuang Hu
TPC-CCPIT
Tércio
Tércio
CODESP - Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo
Viviane Bezerra
Viviane Bezerra
Government of Piauí State
Wang Li
Wang Li
Belt & Road Service Connections
Willem Sutherland
Willem Sutherland
ING Wholesale Banking
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
ICBC
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
CGGC Overseas Investment
Alan Fernandes
Alan
Alan Fernandes
Executive Board Member/ CEO - BrazilHaitong
Executivo Senior, com experiencia extensa como membro do board diretivo do Haitong Bank. Possui um longo histórico de carreira em bancos de investimento. Altamente qualificado em gestão e desenvolvimento de negócios, estruturação e originação de projetos, project financing e Parcerias Publico Privadas.
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten
Carsten Hasbach
Director for Belt & Road InitiativeSiemens
Cesar Urrea
Cesar
Cesar Urrea
Head, China-Mexico FundInternational Finance Corporation
Prior to joining AMC in 2015, Cesar worked for Zephyr Management LP, Nexxus Capital, and co-founded a financial and private equity advisory firm in Mexico. Cesar has extensive experience of investing in Mexico and has worked in private equity for more than 15 years. Cesar holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA in Business Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.
David Wu
David
David Wu
AssociateE. J. McKay & Co.
David Wu is an associate of E.J.McKay based in Beijing, focusing on infrastructure, energy, high-end manufacturing and culture sectors. David joined E.J.McKay in 2018 after working five years for HNA Group as a VP of investment banking department, focusing on culture and entertainment industries. Before that, David studied Japanese in School of Foreign Languages and Economics at China Center for Economic Research, Peking University.
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEOBanco Modal
Graduated from Fundação Getúlio Vargas with an MBA from William E. Simon Graduate School of Business in Rochester, NY. Eduardo joined Modal in March of 2012 as a Partner and Head of the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining Modal, Eduardo was Chief Executive Officer of UBS Investment Bank in Brazil, Head of Standard Bank for America, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs for Latin America and Co-Head of Investment Bank at Merrill Lynch. Throughout his career, Eduardo was responsible for a large number of noteworthy mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as several public equity and debt offerings in both Brazilian and International markets.
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment BankingXP Investimentos
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).
Harrison Jia
Harrison
Harrison Jia
PartnerBelt & Road Service Connections
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.
Jin Hong
Jin
Jin Hong
Chief Representative, Beijing Rep OfficeBanco Sabadell
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.
Marco de Carvalho
Marco
Marco de Carvalho
Managing DirectorBarclays
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.
Marcos Meireles
Marcos
Marcos Meireles
CEORio Energy
Professional with more than 20-year experience. Started his career at Furnas (Eletrobrás) in 1992 as an engineer. From 1999 to 2008, he has worked in specialized consulting firms in projects all over Latin America. After that he founded MDT Energia, a consulting firm to support large investor development of power projects. In 2012, he built Rio Energy with Denham Capital. Under his management, Rio Energy has grown from a company of 3 collaborators to 79, has almost 500.0 MW of wind power plants in commercial operation and more than 2.6 GW of greenfield projects, which represents investments over a USD 1.0 billion. Nowadays, he is a board member of the Brazilian Wind Energy Association.
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
Qifa
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
CEOChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Yan Qifa, Doctor of Economics. Since 1997 worked respectively in Foreign trade administration department, General office and Policy research department of MOFCOM, then worked in China EXIM bank from 2004, and currently the CEO at C-LAC Cooperation Fund since 2017. Published 3 works and many papers in economics.
Robson Campos
Robson
Robson Campos
Chief Commercial & Business Dev. OfficerCamargo Corrêa Infra
Robson Campos, 49, 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 Commercial and Business Development Officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra, the Engineering & Construction’s arm of Camargo Corrêa Group. Prior to joining Camargo Corrêa Infra, Robson served as the CEO of Wärtsilä in Brazil from 2010 to 2016 and the head of the Energy Business from 2003 to 2009.
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
Sarquis
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
VP for Research and Strategy and CRONew Development Bank
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.
Shuang Hu
Shuang
Shuang Hu
Assistant Director GeneralTPC-CCPIT
Tércio
Tércio
Tércio
PresidentCODESP - Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo
Naval Engineer graduated from Poli-USP and AMP from IESE Business School. Executive Director for more than 12 years, CEO and General Manager for the last seven years at the Porto de São Sebastiao and Tiete Parana Waterway developing an extensive portfolio of projects and infrastructure works. He has previously served in the environmental area as Deputy State Secretary and Planning Coordinator. He has developed strategic environmental assessment for naval construction, offshore and port activities in the coast of São Paulo State. Tercio has also been a pioneer in the development of Green Economy in Brazil by devising a portfolio of low carbon programs and projects.
Viviane Bezerra
Viviane
Viviane Bezerra
Superintendent of PartnershipsGovernment of Piauí State
Lawyer, Specialist in PPP and Concessions by London School, Specialist in Public Management by USP and Specialist in Bids and Contracts by Fundação Getúlio Vargas. She was the legal head of CODEVASF in Brasilia, Director of Administration of AGESPISA, Secretary of the Cities of the State of Piauí and Secretary of Housing and Land Settlement of Teresina. He worked with the Ministry of Planning in the initial structuring of the irrigation PPP, in the structuring of the Marituba project in Alagoas, and in the bidding for the transposition of the São Francisco River. He has served as Superintendent of Partnerships and Concessions in the Government of the State of Piauí since the beginning of the Partnership program in 2015.
Wang Li
Wang
Wang Li
ChairmanBelt & Road Service Connections
Dean and professor of DeHeng Lawyers College at Jilin University. Academic Advisor for Graduate Study at the Law School of both Tsinghua and Beijing University. Arbitrator on the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Committee.
Willem Sutherland
Willem
Willem Sutherland
Head of Latin AmericaING Wholesale Banking
Willem Sutherland heads the Latin America region for ING. While travelling extensively in Latin America, he is based in New York. Prior to assuming his current position, he was head of the Infrastructure Finance and Advisory activities for ING in the Americas. Willem has more than 20 years of experience in debt structuring, advisory, project finance and debt placement in the Americas. Prior to joining ING, Willem worked for ABN AMRO in Europe, Mexico and New York. He has been based in New York since 2001. Willem holds an MSc degree in Business Engineering from the Technical University of Twente, in the Netherlands.
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Xiaodi
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Regional Director, South LatAmICBC
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Zexu
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Vice General Manager, Investment Dpt IICGGC Overseas Investment
Experienced in Latam PPP project with a demonstrated history working in the construction industry. CPA, skilled in Accounting, Finance, Corporate and Business laws. 10 Years living in Brazil, Fluent in Portuguese, English and Mandarin. Strong business development professional with a M.B.A. from Peking University. Focused on Greenfield Infrastructure projects and Water & Sewage and Waste to Energy projects. In 2018, CGGCOIC has made the acquisition of Sistema Protudor São Lourenço S.A. in São Paulo, Brazil, and came into operation since July 2018, responsible for supplying circa 410,000m3 of water for the Metropolitan area of São Paulo state, with concession of 25 years, total investment is about 1 billion USD.
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
José Carlos MeirellesPinheiro Neto Advogados keynote
Ricardo RussoPinheiro Neto Advogados keynote
Alan FernandesHaitong
Eduardo CentolaBanco Modal
Jin HongBanco Sabadell
Rafael DutraBMA Advogados
Rosy ZhangBanco do Brasil
Sarquis José Buainain SarquisNew Development Bank
Vivian TsoiWhite & Case
O&G, renewables, transmission - How to find the best opportunities in a blooming energy market?
Co-chairs
Jun ZhangDemarest Advogados keynote
Rafael GagliardiDemarest Advogados keynote
David YouTrina Solar
Guilherme BarbosaXP Investimentos
Luiz ViannaInstitutos Lactec
Marcos MeirelesRio Energy
Roberto MartinsTrench Rossi Watanabe
Robson CamposCamargo Corrêa Infra
Wilson BrandãoGovernment of Piauí State
Funding alternatives in Latin America - What is suitable for Chinese investors?
José Carlos Meirelles
José Carlos Meirelles
Partner
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Ricardo Russo
Ricardo Russo
Partner
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Alan Fernandes
Alan Fernandes
Executive Board Member/ CEO - Brazil
Haitong
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEO
Banco Modal
Jin Hong
Jin Hong
Chief Representative, Beijing Rep Office
Banco Sabadell
Rafael Dutra
Rafael Dutra
Partner
BMA Advogados
Rosy Zhang
Rosy Zhang
Head of Trade Finance and Corporate
Banco do Brasil
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
VP for Research and Strategy and CRO
New Development Bank
Vivian Tsoi
Vivian Tsoi
Partner
White & Case
Alan Fernandes
Alan
Alan Fernandes
Executive Board Member/ CEO - BrazilHaitong
Executivo Senior, com experiencia extensa como membro do board diretivo do Haitong Bank. Possui um longo histórico de carreira em bancos de investimento. Altamente qualificado em gestão e desenvolvimento de negócios, estruturação e originação de projetos, project financing e Parcerias Publico Privadas.
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEOBanco Modal
Graduated from Fundação Getúlio Vargas with an MBA from William E. Simon Graduate School of Business in Rochester, NY. Eduardo joined Modal in March of 2012 as a Partner and Head of the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining Modal, Eduardo was Chief Executive Officer of UBS Investment Bank in Brazil, Head of Standard Bank for America, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs for Latin America and Co-Head of Investment Bank at Merrill Lynch. Throughout his career, Eduardo was responsible for a large number of noteworthy mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as several public equity and debt offerings in both Brazilian and International markets.
Jin Hong
Jin
Jin Hong
Chief Representative, Beijing Rep OfficeBanco Sabadell
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.
Rafael Dutra
Rafael
Rafael Dutra
PartnerBMA Advogados
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’
Rosy Zhang
Rosy
Rosy Zhang
Head of Trade Finance and CorporateBanco do Brasil
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 José Buainain Sarquis
Sarquis
Sarquis José Buainain Sarquis
VP for Research and Strategy and CRONew Development Bank
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
Vivian Tsoi
PartnerWhite & Case
Vivian Tsoi’s primary practice focus is on mergers and acquisitions 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 has a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a B.S.F.S in Georgetown University with cum laude. She has many recognitions from the M&A Advisor Awards for Deal of the year in five different years. Also, she has two different co-author publications such as “New M&A Rules in China Formalize Existing Policy” and "Changing Nature of Japanese Employee Invention Compensation".
O&G, renewables, transmission - How to find the best opportunities in a blooming energy market?
Jun Zhang
Jun Zhang
Head China Desk
Demarest Advogados
Rafael Gagliardi
Rafael Gagliardi
Partner
Demarest Advogados
David You
David You
VP of International System Business Unit
Trina Solar
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment Banking
XP Investimentos
Luiz Vianna
Luiz Vianna
CEO
Institutos Lactec
Marcos Meireles
Marcos Meireles
CEO
Rio Energy
Roberto Martins
Roberto Martins
Partner
Trench Rossi Watanabe
Robson Campos
Robson Campos
Chief Commercial & Business Dev. Officer
Camargo Corrêa Infra
Wilson Brandão
Wilson Brandão
Sec. of Mining, Petroleum and Renewables
Government of Piauí State
David You
David
David You
VP of International System Business UnitTrina Solar
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment BankingXP Investimentos
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).
Luiz Vianna
Luiz
Luiz Vianna
CEOInstitutos Lactec
Graduated as a business administrator at Tuiuti University of Paraná, with specialization in Challenges of Leadership in Teams by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan School of Management). 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 Brazilian Association of Innovation and Technological Research Institutions (Abipti)
Marcos Meireles
Marcos
Marcos Meireles
CEORio Energy
Professional with more than 20-year experience. Started his career at Furnas (Eletrobrás) in 1992 as an engineer. From 1999 to 2008, he has worked in specialized consulting firms in projects all over Latin America. After that he founded MDT Energia, a consulting firm to support large investor development of power projects. In 2012, he built Rio Energy with Denham Capital. Under his management, Rio Energy has grown from a company of 3 collaborators to 79, has almost 500.0 MW of wind power plants in commercial operation and more than 2.6 GW of greenfield projects, which represents investments over a USD 1.0 billion. Nowadays, he is a board member of the Brazilian Wind Energy Association.
Roberto Martins
Roberto
Roberto Martins
PartnerTrench Rossi Watanabe
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
Robson Campos
Chief Commercial & Business Dev. OfficerCamargo Corrêa Infra
Robson Campos, 49, 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 Commercial and Business Development Officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra, the Engineering & Construction’s arm of Camargo Corrêa Group. Prior to joining Camargo Corrêa Infra, Robson served as the CEO of Wärtsilä in Brazil from 2010 to 2016 and the head of the Energy Business from 2003 to 2009.
Wilson Brandão
Wilson
Wilson Brandão
Sec. of Mining, Petroleum and RenewablesGovernment of Piauí State
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.
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?
Co-chairs
Carsten HasbachSiemens
Wang LiBelt & Road Service Connections
Talk Show | Belt & Road 2.0 - What is the next level of relationship? What could be the next layer?
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten Hasbach
Director for Belt & Road Initiative
Siemens
Wang Li
Wang Li
Chairman
Belt & Road Service Connections
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten
Carsten Hasbach
Director for Belt & Road InitiativeSiemens
Wang Li
Wang
Wang Li
ChairmanBelt & Road Service Connections
Dean and professor of DeHeng Lawyers College at Jilin University. Academic Advisor for Graduate Study at the Law School of both Tsinghua and Beijing University. Arbitrator on the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Committee.
06/08/2019 10:45 - 11:45
Logistics projects - Where are the best opportunities to spread Chinese expertise?
Co-chairs
Ana SouzaMachado Meyer Advogados
Carlos PingarilhoPromon S/A
Guilherme EsmanhotoALG Consulting
Luiz Eduardo Vidal RodriguesL. O. Baptista Advogados
TércioCODESP - Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo
Water and waste management - What are the best opportunities in planning and services provision?
Co-chairs
Daniel PeresGrupo Rio Verde
Zexu (Rafael) QiCGGC Overseas Investment
Logistics projects - Where are the best opportunities to spread Chinese expertise?
Ana Souza
Ana Souza
Partner - Energy
Machado Meyer Advogados
Carlos Pingarilho
Carlos Pingarilho
Director President
Promon S/A
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Managing Director South America
ALG Consulting
Luiz Eduardo Vidal Rodrigues
Luiz Eduardo Vidal Rodrigues
Partner
L. O. Baptista Advogados
Tércio
Tércio
President
CODESP - Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo
Ana Souza
Ana
Ana Souza
Partner - EnergyMachado Meyer Advogados
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. A large part of Souza’s 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, as well as general support regarding infrastructure projects. Souza has previous experience in the provision of legal assistance to clients of several areas of knowledge, such as energy, oil, and natural gas, mining, transports, sanitation, and pharmaceutical.
Carlos Pingarilho
Carlos
Carlos Pingarilho
Director PresidentPromon S/A
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
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Managing Director South AmericaALG Consulting
Guilherme Esmanhoto is the managing director of ALG for South America, leading the company's office in the Region. He is a civil engineer graduated from 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.
Luiz Eduardo Vidal Rodrigues
Luiz
Luiz Eduardo Vidal Rodrigues
PartnerL. O. Baptista Advogados
Luiz Eduardo Vidal Rodrigues (卢易思), Partner at L.O. Baptista Advogados. Brazilian lawyer with 8+ years of experience working with Chinese state-owned and private corporations. Based in Beijing since 2017. Represented a Chinese State-Owned Corporation in Brazil for 04 years (2013-2017). Graduate of the LLM Program in Chinese Law at Tsinghua University. Founding member of the China-Latam Think Tank and member of Belt and Road Services Connection (BNRSC).
Tércio
Tércio
Tércio
PresidentCODESP - Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo
Naval Engineer graduated from Poli-USP and AMP from IESE Business School. Executive Director for more than 12 years, CEO and General Manager for the last seven years at the Porto de São Sebastiao and Tiete Parana Waterway developing an extensive portfolio of projects and infrastructure works. He has previously served in the environmental area as Deputy State Secretary and Planning Coordinator. He has developed strategic environmental assessment for naval construction, offshore and port activities in the coast of São Paulo State. Tercio has also been a pioneer in the development of Green Economy in Brazil by devising a portfolio of low carbon programs and projects.
Water and waste management - What are the best opportunities in planning and services provision?
Daniel Peres
Daniel Peres
Vice President
Grupo Rio Verde
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Vice General Manager, Investment Dpt II
CGGC Overseas Investment
Daniel Peres
Daniel
Daniel Peres
Vice PresidentGrupo Rio Verde
Daniel Perez is Vice-President at Grupo Rio Verde, where he's been working for over 11 years. Having a wide strategic vision, he leads on the Engineering, Construction, Incorporation, and Sustainability teams. Daniel is a civil engineer graduated from USP and holds MBAs and specializations from Brazilian and international institutions, such as FIA, Kellog Executive Education, Profuturo, Singularity, Instituto Ecosocial and Escola Politecnica.
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Zexu
Zexu (Rafael) Qi
Vice General Manager, Investment Dpt IICGGC Overseas Investment
Experienced in Latam PPP project with a demonstrated history working in the construction industry. CPA, skilled in Accounting, Finance, Corporate and Business laws. 10 Years living in Brazil, Fluent in Portuguese, English and Mandarin. Strong business development professional with a M.B.A. from Peking University. Focused on Greenfield Infrastructure projects and Water & Sewage and Waste to Energy projects. In 2018, CGGCOIC has made the acquisition of Sistema Protudor São Lourenço S.A. in São Paulo, Brazil, and came into operation since July 2018, responsible for supplying circa 410,000m3 of water for the Metropolitan area of São Paulo state, with concession of 25 years, total investment is about 1 billion USD.
06/08/2019 13:15 - 14:15
Exchange risk - Can alternatives for Chinese investments in Latam be created?
Co-chairs
Harrison JiaBelt & Road Service Connections
Jie (Fred) LiuChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
José Virgílio EneiMachado Meyer Advogados
Mauricio MartinBNP Paribas
Urban mobility - What's the path to further innovation?
Co-chairs
Elias de SouzaDeloitte
Exchange risk - Can alternatives for Chinese investments in Latam be created?
Harrison Jia
Harrison Jia
Partner
Belt & Road Service Connections
Jie (Fred) Liu
Jie (Fred) Liu
Director
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
José Virgílio Enei
José Virgílio Enei
Partner - Infrastructure
Machado Meyer Advogados
Mauricio Martin
Mauricio Martin
Head of LatAm Str. - APAC Global Markets
BNP Paribas
Harrison Jia
Harrison
Harrison Jia
PartnerBelt & Road Service Connections
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.
Jie (Fred) Liu
Jie
Jie (Fred) Liu
DirectorChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
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.
José Virgílio Enei
José
José Virgílio Enei
Partner - InfrastructureMachado Meyer Advogados
Mauricio Martin
Mauricio
Mauricio Martin
Head of LatAm Str. - APAC Global MarketsBNP Paribas
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
Elias de Souza
Elias
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
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.
06/08/2019 15:00 - 16:00
Long-term planning in infrastructure - Can Latam have a strong pipeline for new projects?
Co-chairs
Marco de CarvalhoBarclays
Miller RufinoCamargo Corrêa Infra
Long-term planning in infrastructure - Can Latam have a strong pipeline for new projects?
Marco de Carvalho
Marco de Carvalho
Managing Director
Barclays
Miller Rufino
Miller Rufino
Commercial Director of the International
Camargo Corrêa Infra
Marco de Carvalho
Marco
Marco de Carvalho
Managing DirectorBarclays
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
Miller Rufino
Commercial Director of the InternationalCamargo Corrêa Infra
More than 20 years of Professional Career in the civil construction segment, developed in strategic positions in the areas: Commercial, Technical and Operations. Solid experience in Commercial Management in the internal and external markets, acting in a large company in the Civil Construction and Infrastructure segment, in leadership positions. From his position today as International Director in Camargo Correa Infra, Mr Rufino is responsible for representing and developing the company in the International Market, promoting actions that defend the image and investment of the company, seeking the expansion of operations in the countries in which it operates and / or that you want to act.
Some Chinese confirmed
Co-chairs
Chi (Cavan) ShangFosun Resources Group
David WuE. J. McKay & Co.
Dayong HeCLAI Fund
Guo MingChina Minsheng Bank
Han (André) ZhangSINOSURE
Han ChiBeijing Water
Heng (Guillermo) WangSDEPCI
Jinxin (Jason) LiuICBC
JiWen (Jackson) JiaoTUS-Clean Energy
Junfeng LouTPC-CCPIT
Junjie MaChina Minsheng Bank
Kunshang (Michael) JiCREC International Group
Liao ZiweiAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Lin TianHanergy
Lingyan (Sylvia) YuChina-Africa Development Fund
Peibin SunBeijing Water
Qiao JiangliCREC 4
Qifa (Jeff) YanChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Qinglin (Brandon) ZhengCGGC Overseas Investment
Shuang HuTPC-CCPIT
Song LiqiCSCEC
Tianyang TianChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Tony ChenHaitong International
Wang KunCREC International Group
Wang QiSinoma Overseas Development
Xiaodi (Michelle) DengICBC
Xiaojing WangCCC
Xin (Dominic) DengHaitong International
Xiwen (Simon) FanChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Xuan (Elizabeth) LiTPC-CCPIT
Yankai (Miguel) WangCCC
Yingan (Dick) HanCCC
Yufei TANGCSCEC
Zejun LiHanergy
Zhenzhen (Dylan) WangFosun Resources Group
Zhulei (Gabriel) GuoICBC
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Investment Director
Fosun Resources Group
David Wu
David Wu
Associate
E. J. McKay & Co.
Dayong He
Dayong He
Head of Investment Department II
CLAI Fund
Guo Ming
Guo Ming
Deputy Manager
China Minsheng Bank
Han (André) Zhang
Han (André) Zhang
Brazil Representative Office Preparatory
SINOSURE
Han Chi
Han Chi
Senior Investment Manager
Beijing Water
Heng (Guillermo) Wang
Heng (Guillermo) Wang
Business Manager, International Dpt
SDEPCI
Jinxin (Jason) Liu
Jinxin (Jason) Liu
Product Manager
ICBC
JiWen (Jackson) Jiao
JiWen (Jackson) Jiao
Director International Dept
TUS-Clean Energy
Junfeng Lou
Junfeng Lou
Director General
TPC-CCPIT
Junjie Ma
Junjie Ma
Senior Manager
China Minsheng Bank
Kunshang (Michael) Ji
Kunshang (Michael) Ji
Europe and America Dpt Senior Manager
CREC International Group
Liao Ziwei
Liao Ziwei
Sr Private Sector Ops Specialist
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Lin Tian
Lin Tian
Public Relations Director
Hanergy
Lingyan (Sylvia) Yu
Lingyan (Sylvia) Yu
Associate - Management Dept. of CPD Fund
China-Africa Development Fund
Peibin Sun
Peibin Sun
Marketing Director
Beijing Water
Qiao Jiangli
Qiao Jiangli
Manager of International Business
CREC 4
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
CEO
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Qinglin (Brandon) Zheng
Qinglin (Brandon) Zheng
Investment Manager - Energy & Transp.
CGGC Overseas Investment
Shuang Hu
Shuang Hu
Assistant Director General
TPC-CCPIT
Song Liqi
Song Liqi
General Manager International Department
CSCEC
Tianyang Tian
Tianyang Tian
Manager
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Tony Chen
Tony Chen
Director Cross Border Investment Bank
Haitong International
Wang Kun
Wang Kun
Deputy General Manager
CREC International Group
Wang Qi
Wang Qi
Investment Manager
Sinoma Overseas Development
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Regional Director, South LatAm
ICBC
Xiaojing Wang
Xiaojing Wang
Vice Director
CCC
Xin (Dominic) Deng
Xin (Dominic) Deng
Director Cross-border M&A
Haitong International
Xiwen (Simon) Fan
Xiwen (Simon) Fan
CRO
China-LAC Cooperation Fund
Xuan (Elizabeth) Li
Xuan (Elizabeth) Li
Manager
TPC-CCPIT
Yankai (Miguel) Wang
Yankai (Miguel) Wang
Director
CCC
Yingan (Dick) Han
Yingan (Dick) Han
Vice President
CCC
Yufei TANG
Yufei TANG
Deputy General Manager Int. Department
CSCEC
Zejun Li
Zejun Li
President Assistant of the Board
Hanergy
Zhenzhen (Dylan) Wang
Zhenzhen (Dylan) Wang
Investment Director, Represent. in Brazi
Fosun Resources Group
Zhulei (Gabriel) Guo
Zhulei (Gabriel) Guo
Regional Director
ICBC
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Chi
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Investment DirectorFosun Resources Group
David Wu
David
David Wu
AssociateE. J. McKay & Co.
David Wu is an associate of E.J.McKay based in Beijing, focusing on infrastructure, energy, high-end manufacturing and culture sectors. David joined E.J.McKay in 2018 after working five years for HNA Group as a VP of investment banking department, focusing on culture and entertainment industries. Before that, David studied Japanese in School of Foreign Languages and Economics at China Center for Economic Research, Peking University.
Dayong He
Dayong
Dayong He
Head of Investment Department IICLAI Fund
Dayong He is the Head of Investment Department 2 in Claifund. Prior to this role, Dayong had many years’ working experience in foreign exchange reserves management. She was responsible for non-USD Fixed Income portfolio management and was head of external fund managers responsible for FOF construction and management. She also spent years as head of dealing room in the PBOC European Representative Office in London, UK. Dayong He entered Claifund since 2015.
Guo Ming
Guo
Guo Ming
Deputy ManagerChina Minsheng Bank
Deputy manager of the Global Finance Department, experienced in Merger and Acquisitions, Project financing.
Han (André) Zhang
Han
Han (André) Zhang
Brazil Representative Office PreparatorySINOSURE
Han Chi
Han
Han Chi
Senior Investment ManagerBeijing Water
Heng (Guillermo) Wang
Heng
Heng (Guillermo) Wang
Business Manager, International DptSDEPCI
Jinxin (Jason) Liu
Jinxin
Jinxin (Jason) Liu
Product ManagerICBC
JiWen (Jackson) Jiao
JiWen
JiWen (Jackson) Jiao
Director International DeptTUS-Clean Energy
Junfeng Lou
Junfeng
Junfeng Lou
Director GeneralTPC-CCPIT
Junjie Ma
Junjie
Junjie Ma
Senior ManagerChina Minsheng Bank
Ma Junjie is the Senior Manager of the Global Finance Marketing team, experienced in Project financing and sovereign financing. She was involved and lead the team of Project financing in the field of the power, infrastructure, oil and gas resources field.
Kunshang (Michael) Ji
Kunshang
Kunshang (Michael) Ji
Europe and America Dpt Senior ManagerCREC International Group
Liao Ziwei
Liao
Liao Ziwei
Sr Private Sector Ops SpecialistAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Lin Tian
Lin
Lin Tian
Public Relations DirectorHanergy
Lingyan (Sylvia) Yu
Lingyan
Lingyan (Sylvia) Yu
Associate - Management Dept. of CPD FundChina-Africa Development Fund
Peibin Sun
Peibin
Peibin Sun
Marketing DirectorBeijing Water
Qiao Jiangli
Qiao
Qiao Jiangli
Manager of International BusinessCREC 4
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
Qifa
Qifa (Jeff) Yan
CEOChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Yan Qifa, Doctor of Economics. Since 1997 worked respectively in Foreign trade administration department, General office and Policy research department of MOFCOM, then worked in China EXIM bank from 2004, and currently the CEO at C-LAC Cooperation Fund since 2017. Published 3 works and many papers in economics.
Qinglin (Brandon) Zheng
Qinglin
Qinglin (Brandon) Zheng
Investment Manager - Energy & Transp.CGGC Overseas Investment
Zheng Qinglin, an investment manager from China Gezhouba Group Overseas Investment Co., LTD (CGGCOIC), and is responsible for the development and promotion of transportation projects,exspecially toll-road projects, in Latin America. Mr. Zheng is very familiar with the Concession and/or PPP mechanisms in Latin America, including the private- initiate and public-initiate model in Colombia and Chile, CAO model in Peru, TPI model in Argentina and the concession in Brazil, etc. CGGCOIC has acquired a water project in São Paulo and now pays attention to potential transportation investment chances in Latin American countries.
Shuang Hu
Shuang
Shuang Hu
Assistant Director GeneralTPC-CCPIT
Song Liqi
Song
Song Liqi
General Manager International DepartmentCSCEC
Tianyang Tian
Tianyang
Tianyang Tian
ManagerChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Tony Chen
Tony
Tony Chen
Director Cross Border Investment BankHaitong International
Wang Kun
Wang
Wang Kun
Deputy General ManagerCREC International Group
Wang Qi
Wang
Wang Qi
Investment ManagerSinoma Overseas Development
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Xiaodi
Xiaodi (Michelle) Deng
Regional Director, South LatAmICBC
Xiaojing Wang
Xiaojing
Xiaojing Wang
Vice DirectorCCC
Xin (Dominic) Deng
Xin
Xin (Dominic) Deng
Director Cross-border M&AHaitong International
Xiwen (Simon) Fan
Xiwen
Xiwen (Simon) Fan
CROChina-LAC Cooperation Fund
Xuan (Elizabeth) Li
Xuan
Xuan (Elizabeth) Li
ManagerTPC-CCPIT
Yankai (Miguel) Wang
Yankai
Yankai (Miguel) Wang
DirectorCCC
Yingan (Dick) Han
Yingan
Yingan (Dick) Han
Vice PresidentCCC
Yufei TANG
Yufei
Yufei TANG
Deputy General Manager Int. DepartmentCSCEC
Zejun Li
Zejun
Zejun Li
President Assistant of the BoardHanergy
Zhenzhen (Dylan) Wang
Zhenzhen
Zhenzhen (Dylan) Wang
Investment Director, Represent. in BraziFosun Resources Group
Ten years of Investment and M&A experience in the Metal & Mining sector, Environmental sector and Industrial sector. Career footprints on the most resourceful continent in this world with 6 years in Africa and Latam. 4 years working in one of the largest China SOE and 4 years working in one of the largest Chinese private conglomerates equipped me with an in-depth understanding of the philosophy of business.
Zhulei (Gabriel) Guo
Zhulei
Zhulei (Gabriel) Guo
Regional DirectorICBC
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.

TimetableTimetable

Monday, August 5th 2019
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02:00pm - 03:30pm
Opening session - China and Latin America relationship
04:00pm - 05:00pm
Funding alternatives in Latin America - What is suitable for Chinese investors?
O&G, renewables, transmission - How to find the best opportunities in a blooming energy market?
05:30pm - 06:30pm
Piaui state infrastructure pipeline - A world of opportunities
Tuesday, August 6th 2019
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09:00am - 10:00am
Talk Show | Belt & Road 2.0 - What is the next level of relationship? What could be the next layer?
10:45am - 11:45am
Water and waste management - What are the best opportunities in planning and services provision?
Logistics projects - Where are the best opportunities to spread Chinese expertise?
01:15pm - 02:15pm
Exchange risk - Can alternatives for Chinese investments in Latam be created?
Urban mobility - What's the path to further innovation?
03:00pm - 04:00pm
Long-term planning in infrastructure - Can Latam have a strong pipeline for new projects?
Book your room
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The Peninsula Hotels - Beijing
Special rate for participants.
To book your room, please send an email to [email protected] with the Subject: GRI Club - Special Rate
Address - 8 Goldfish Lane, Wangfujing, Beijing 100006, People's Republic of China

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai
Special rate for participants. Reservation form
Address - 500 Weihai Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200041

Highlights of this edition:Highlights of this edition:

100+ representatives of chinese investors, operators and banks
100+ representatives of investors, operators and banks from emerging markets
Roadshow of projects pipeline;
Informal discussions, no media allowed, everyone participates equally
Matchmaking of attendees through GRI’s informal format and exclusive mobile application
Technical visits at Chinese companies for strategic business meetings in Beijing and Shanghai.

Who attends? Who attends?

Leaders of the main Chinese megacompanies
Government authorities from emerging countries
Main private leaders active in the infrastructure sector

Institutional investors

Why participate? Why participate?


 
Visitas técnicas à empresas chinesas
Technical visits to large Chinese companies that are ahead in the development of new technologies.
Discussões estratégicas com autoridades governamentais e tomadores de decisão
Discuss strategic topics with government officials and key executives.
Networking de alto-nível com os líderes das principais estatais chinesas
High-level networking with the main leaders of the state-owned Chineses companies.

China-Latam Markets Week ExperienceChina-Latam Markets Week Experience

AUGUST 7th

09:00am to 11:00am - Business meetings
02:00pm onwards - Trip* to Shanghai. Ideally we suggest everyone to use the HighSpeed Train between Beijing and Shanghai.

*Each participant needs to make his/her own travel arrangements between Beijing and Shanghai
AUGUST 8th

09:00am to 11:00am - Strategic meeting at the New Development Bank office;
02:00pm to 04:00pm - Strategic meeting at the Fosun office.
NEW DEVELOPMENT BANK
The NDB is a multilateral development bank established by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa with the objective of financing infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies and developing countries.
FOSUN
Founded in 1992, 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 billion. Fosun's mission is to create customer-to-maker ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services for families around the world.
AUGUST 9th

09:00am to 11:00am - Technical visit to BYD - Renewables Division;
02:00pm to 04:00pm - Technical visit to Yangshan Deepwater Port of Shanghai.
BYD - RENEWABLES DIVISION
Founded in 1995, BYD is a high-tech company devoted to technological innovations for a better life. From energy generation and storage to its applications, BYD is dedicated to providing zero-emission energy solutions. BYD is listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, with revenue and market capitalization each exceeding RMB 100 billion.
YANGSHAN DEEPWATER PORT OF SHANGHAI
Yangshan Deepwater Port officially launched the Phase-1 of the terminal in 2005 and Phase-2 in 2006. Currently, the Port boasts a 3,000m-long deepwater quay length, 34 world most up-to-date container quay cranes, 120 RTGs and other handling and transportation facilities.

Check the highlights of the past editionsCheck the highlights of the past editions

2016, São Paulo - Brazil
2016, Sao Paulo - Brasil

156 Participants

57 Senior Chinese executives

8 Discussions

6 Sponsors

2017, São Paulo - Brasil

185 Participants

88 Senior Chinese executives

13 Discussions

12 Sponsors

2018, Beijing - China

176 Participants

100 Senior Chinese executives

9 Discussions

1 day of conference

4 days of business in China

5 Technical visits and strategic meetings with chinese players

15 Sponsors

In the past three editions, the meeting has already gathered over 500 executivesIn the past three editions, the meeting has already gathered over 500 executives

of whom 250 were chinese leaders, such as:

GRI Club InfraGRI Club Infra

The GRI Club Infra is a group of global leaders active in the infrastructure sector. Our group gathers, from all over Latin America, investors, operators, banks and specialists that operate in sectors such as energy, airports, rails, ports, roads, social infrastructure, urban mobility and water. GRI meetings offer a unique platform to:
 


Build and maintain special relationships

Develop business partnerships and strengthen your global network

High-level discussions addressing strategic subjects

Look into major challenges and come up with joint solutions with government authorities













 

clube global de líderes do setor de infraestrutura

Meet our exclusive format

GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate.
Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting.
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Project Leader
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Head of Infrastructure Latam
GRI Club
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Melissa
Melissa Dalla Rosa
Head of Infrastructure LatamGRI Club
Melissa Dalla Rosa é Diretora de Infraestrutura e atua principalmente na expansão do GRI Club Infra na América Latina. Graduada em Comunicação Social – Relações Públicas pela Unisinos (RS), Pós-graduada Publicidade Institucional, Comunicação Multimídia e Organização de Eventos pela Universidade de Florença – Itália, onde viveu por sete anos, está concluindo um MBA em Gestão do Agronegócio pela ESALQ/USP. Possui mais de 10 anos de experiência na área de relações públicas e eventos.
+55 (19) 3203-0645

Advisory Board MembersAdvisory Board Members

Alonso García Tamés
Alonso García Tamés
Director General Latinoamérica
CDPQ Capital Mexico
Canadian long-term institutional investor, CDPQ has been a major infrastructure investor for more than 15 years.
Andre Clark
Andre Clark
President and CEO
Siemens Brasil
Fundada em 1997 e com sede em Munique, a SFS (Serviços Financeiros da Siemens) oferece soluções financeiras a empresas nos setores de rápido crescimento, eletrificação, automação e digitalização. A SFS tem ativos globais de cerca de 26 bilhões de euros.
Andrés García Novel
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Partner
Baker McKenzie
https://www.bakermckenzie.com/en
As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys across 15 offices in 7 countries*, Baker McKenzie offers clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region for their most important energy and infra transactions and disputes.
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America Development
Vinci Concessions
Global concession player supports its clients in design, financing, project management, operation and maintenance of major public infrastructure projects in the areas of transportation.
Bruno Sena
Bruno Sena
CEO
BMPI
Holding company dedicated to Equity positions in infrastructure sector
Bruno Werneck
Bruno Werneck
Partner
Tauil & Chequer Advogados
Tauil & Checker Associates Mayer Brown has a team of partners and associates highly specialized in several areas of business law in Brazil, with a full service practice and legal advice to national and international clients.
Carlos Mario Caro
Carlos Mario Caro
Gerente General
REP - Red de Energía del Perú
Red de Energía del Perú, Consorcio Transmantaro e ISA Perú forman parte del grupo ISA, líder multilatina con reconocidas prácticas de experiencia técnica en la región.
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Director General
ROADIS Mexico
ROADIS is a reference company in the development, operation and management of highway concessions with 1,610 kilometers of roads throughout the world.
Celso Pedroso
Celso Pedroso
CEO
Solví Participações
Solvi Group offers the best environmental services to public and private sectors, through its technologies for waste management, treatment and valorization, in addition to collection and disposal of public waste, sanitation, and power generation.
César Ramírez
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio Manager
Credicorp Capital
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.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio Cidreira
President
Fonte Nova Negócios e Participações
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.
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital Projects
Deloitte
http://www.deloitte.com
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
Emilio Uquillas
Emilio Uquillas
Director Representative in Mexico
CAF Development Bank of Latin America
CAF es un banco de desarrollo constituido en 1970 y conformado por 19 países - 17 de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal- y 13 bancos privados de la región.
Guilherme Caixeta
Guilherme Caixeta
Senior Vice President, Infrastructure
GIC
GIC is a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore to manage its foreign reserves with the aim to achieve good long-term returns above global inflation. The fund's assets had been estimated at US$359 billion.
Hector Gomez Ang
Hector Gomez Ang
Country Head Brazil
International Finance Corporation
Maior instituição de desenvolvimento global voltada exclusivamente ao setor privado em países emergentes.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Subsidiary of Grupo Bancolombia, Colombia's largest bank, specializing in structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital investments and capital markets.
José Guilherme Souza
José Guilherme Souza
Senior Partner
Vinci Partners
Vinci is one of Brazil’s largest alternative investment firms, with over R$ 20bi of AUM. The Real Estate area represents R$1,2bi of this AUM with investments across different asset classes and strategies.
José María Zertuche
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, Infrastructure
BlackRock Real Assets
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.
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Vice President Business Development
EDF Renewables
For over 17 years, EDF Renewables Mexico has dedicated its efforts to creating a sustainable energy economy through the deployment of renewable energy resources.
Leonardo Vianna
Leonardo Vianna
CEO
CCR Aeroportos
http://www.grupoccr.com.br/
It's Grupo CCR’s first company to have a business portfolio outside Brazil. It's responsible for the management of Quito Airport, Curaçao Airport, San José Airport, Belo Horizonte Airport, and Total Airport Services (TAS).
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Founding Partner
Ainda Energía & Infraestructura
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.
Marcos Almeida
Marcos Almeida
Managing Partner
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Partner and Chief Executive Officer
MIP - EXI CKD
Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) is an independent Mexican fund manager of alternative investment vehicles, such as Promotion of Energy and Infrastructure in Mexico (EXI).
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEO
Odinsa
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.
Miguel Toledo
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & Peru
International Finance Corporation
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Renato Sucupira
Renato Sucupira
President
BF Capital
BF CAPITAL is a financial advisory engaged in the implementation of tailored financial solutions according to business and client needs.
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo Filho
CEO
ISA CTEEP
The main transmission company in Brazil, ISA CTEEP transports about 24% of all electricity produced in the country and almost 100% in the State of São Paulo.
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, Infrastructure
CPPIB
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is a Canadian Crown corporation established by way of the 1997 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, to oversee and invest the funds contributed to and held by the Canada Plan
Sylvia Coutinho
Sylvia Coutinho
Head of WM Latam & Country Head UBSGroup
UBS
Present in 54 countries, UBS is dedicated to serving private, institutional and corporate clients, with excellence in investment advice and solutions. UBS is one of the world's largest and most respected wealth managers.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa Vernaglia
CEO
BRK Ambiental
BRK Ambiental is the largest private sanitation company in the country and is present in more than 180 Brazilian municipalities, benefiting the lives of 15 million people.
Alonso García Tamés
Alonso
Alonso García Tamés
Director General LatinoaméricaCDPQ Capital Mexico
Based in Mexico City, Alonso plays a key role in developing and managing CDPQ's investments in Mexico and Latin American region. He also establishes and maintains close relationships with key public and private institutions to reinforce CDPQ’s positioning as a long-term partner and investor in the LA region. Before joining CDPQ México, since 2011, he was Corporate Managing Director, Public Sector and Capital Markets – Latin America at Citi and Banamex. Previously, Alonso worked as Chief Executive Officer of Banobras and Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Credit in the Mexican Ministry of Finance. He also held several positions at the Central Bank of Mexico over almost 20 years, including as General Director of Operations.
Andre Clark
Andre
Andre Clark
President and CEOSiemens Brasil
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. 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
Andrés García Novel
Principal Investment OfficerInternational Finance Corporation
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
Benjamín Torres-Barrón
PartnerBaker McKenzie
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.
Bernardo Serafim
Bernardo
Bernardo Serafim
Head for Latin America DevelopmentVinci Concessions
Bernardo Serafim is Development Director of VINCI Concessions for Latin America and Executive Director of Vinci Highways. Holds a Civil Engineer degree from the Technical Superior Institute, a Master's Degree in Business Administration by Indeg-ISCTE Business School from Lisbon, an MBA degree from Catholic University & Nova University (Lisbon MBA) and a Diploma in Leadership Development Program from IBMEC. Before joining VINCI Concessions, he worked in several geographies and positions: Project manager in several infrastructure projects, Country Manager for Spain, Business Development Director for Mozambique, South Africa ,Tanzania and later for Europe and Euroasia. Finally served as General Manager for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
Bruno Sena
Bruno
Bruno Sena
CEOBMPI
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
Bruno Werneck
PartnerTauil & Chequer Advogados
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 Mario Caro
Carlos
Carlos Mario Caro
Gerente GeneralREP - Red de Energía del Perú
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Carlos
Carlos Redondo Rincón
Director GeneralROADIS Mexico
Professional with over 13 years’ experience dedicated to the Infrastructure and Renewable Energy sectors with main focus in Management, Investment and Business Development areas. I have participated on the Origination, Assessment, Structuring, Financing and Selling assets with a total value of more than USD 6 billion. Broad international experience in leading companies in their sectors, having spent more most of my career abroad in the USA, UK and Mexico. Double bachelor degree in Business Administration and Law.
Celso Pedroso
Celso
Celso Pedroso
CEOSolví Participações
CEO of Solví Industrial Solutions (SSI), Solví´s Group. Production Engineer, MBA in Finance - IBMEC. Over 22 years’ experience in the environmental sector, leading the implementation of Solid Waste Management projects in Brazil and chaired the Solví Institute. ABETRE´s Council President - Brazilian Association of Waste and Wastewater Treatment and Waste Committee Member of ABDIB - Brazilian Association of Infrastructure and Basic Industry.
César Ramírez
César
César Ramírez
Head Portfolio ManagerCredicorp Capital
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.
Dênio Cidreira
Dênio
Dênio Cidreira
PresidentFonte Nova Negócios e Participações
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 and Odebrecht Properties.
Elias de Souza
Elias
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
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.
Emilio Uquillas
Emilio
Emilio Uquillas
Director Representative in MexicoCAF Development Bank of Latin America
Guilherme Caixeta
Guilherme
Guilherme Caixeta
Senior Vice President, InfrastructureGIC
Hector Gomez Ang
Hector
Hector Gomez Ang
Country Head BrazilInternational Finance Corporation
Hector Gomez Ang is the Country Manager for Brazil of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) responsible for investment and advisory activities in Brazil. He has a 20-year career in the financial market and global business of project finance, M & A and origination of investment opportunities through equity and debt.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment BankingGrupo Bancolombia
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.
José Guilherme Souza
José
José Guilherme Souza
Senior PartnerVinci Partners
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
José María Zertuche
Managing Director, InfrastructureBlackRock Real Assets
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.
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Laurie
Laurie Fitzmaurice
Vice President Business DevelopmentEDF Renewables
Laurie Fitzmaurice is Vice President of Business Development at EDF EN Mexico. She is in charge of opening and developing new opportunities in the Mexican market in the solar, wind and hydroelectric categories. In addition, she is responsible for the expansion and management of the portfolio of projects and the inclusion of new business partners. Laurie joined the EDF EN México group in June 2016 with a track record of more than 20 years of experience in the Energy Sector. She has led a number of natural gas, wind and biomass projects in the United States, the United Kingdom and Latin America.
Leonardo Vianna
Leonardo
Leonardo Vianna
CEOCCR Aeroportos
Leonardo Vianna has a degree in civil engenieering from FUMEC - Fundação Mineira de Eduação e Cultura and a law degree from UNIP – Universidade Paulista. Participated in major road engineering projects as Ring Road - Anel Rodoviário de Belo Horizonte (MG), highway - Rodovia dos Bandeirantes (SP), railroad - Ferrovia do Aço (MG) and railroad - Ferrovia dos Carajás (PA) in Brazil and Expressway Nº1 in Iraq. He took part in the implementation of the highway concession Rodovia Presidente Dutra (SP-RJ) from its inception until 2002 when he was appointed CCR’S New Business Officer, position he holds ultil now, responsible for the acquisition of assets and participation in the bidding for new opportunities aiming the growth of the CCR Group.
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Manuel
Manuel Rodríguez Arregui
Founding PartnerAinda Energía & Infraestructura
Licenciado en Economía por el MIT, cuenta con una Maestría en Administración Pública por la Universidad de Harvard. Ha ocupado cargos públicos y privados relacionados con el sector de infraestructura, entre los que destacan: Director General de Estudios de la Secretaría de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos (1993–1994), socio fundador de Análisis y Desarrollo de Proyectos (ADP), Subsecretario de Transportes de la SCT (2006–2008), Jefe de la Unidad de Cambio Estructural de la SCT (2008–2009), Oficial Mayor de la Secretaría de Gobernación (2009–2010), Director General de GBM Infraestructura (2010–2015), Presidente del Consejo de Administración de Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA) y Miembro Suplente del Consejo de PEMEX (2006-2007).
Marcos Almeida
Marcos
Marcos Almeida
Managing PartnerBrookfield Infrastructure Partners
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Mario
Mario Gabriel Budebo
Partner and Chief Executive OfficerMIP - EXI CKD
Mr. Mario Gabriel Budebo obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. He obtained a masters degree and PhD, both in Economics, at UCLA. He is founder and CEO of Mexico Infrastructure Partners, a company that manages funds, aimed to the Energy and Infrastructure sectors in Mexico. Mr. Gabriel Budebo has made most of his professional career in the Mexican Government, designing public policies in several areas such as taxation, development banking, public finance, pension regulation and hydrocarbons. Mr. Gabriel was awarded with the National Banamex Prize on Economics, Tlacaélel Prize on Economic Consulting and received the Professional Merit Award from ITAM.
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Mauricio
Mauricio Ossa Echeverri
Presidente - CEOOdinsa
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).
Miguel Toledo
Miguel
Miguel Toledo
CIO - Colombia & PeruInternational Finance Corporation
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.
Renato Sucupira
Renato
Renato Sucupira
PresidentBF Capital
Civil Engineer from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and MBA in Corporate Finance from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-RJ). Renato worked at BNDES between 1986 and 2004, with its main role being Director of BNDES-EXIM. Over the past seven years he has led an independent financial advisory company, with operations surpassing R$ 15 billion in project financing.
Reynaldo Filho
Reynaldo
Reynaldo Filho
CEOISA CTEEP
Has a PhD and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo and a Bachelor´s degree in Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo. He has more than 15 years’ experience in Corporate Finance with outstanding contributions to the public and private sector. Since 2013, he is president of ISA CTEEP, a company in which he also led the Financial and Investor Relations Department.
Ricardo Szlejf
Ricardo
Ricardo Szlejf
Senior Principal, InfrastructureCPPIB
Ricardo Szlejf joined CPPIB in 2015 as a Senior Principal in the Infrastructure department. Prior to joining CPPIB, Ricardo advised energy and infrastructure clients for over 10 years, at the investment banking teams of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander. Ricardo currently serves on the boards of Grupo Costanera (Chile) and Arco Norte (Mexico). Ricardo holds a BS in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas and an MBA from INSEAD.
Sylvia Coutinho
Sylvia
Sylvia Coutinho
Head of WM Latam & Country Head UBSGroupUBS
CEO of UBS in Brazil, Sylvia is responsible for all business lines, including the country's largest brokerage firm, Investment Banking and Wealth Management. She was responsible for the strategic direction and management of Retail Banking, Insurance, Wealth Management and Asset Management for HSBC across Latin America. She joined HSBC and held a number of positions including CEO of Asset Management for the Americas and Emerging Markets. She began her career at Citigroup in Brazil, acting in the United States, Europe and Asia. She holds a BS in Engineering from the USP – Brazil, and an MBA from Columbia University. Is currently a member of the Board of Edenred, Brazil Foundation NGO and also supports Instituto Ayrton Senna.
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa
Teresa Vernaglia
CEOBRK Ambiental
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 ERGOS, AES Brasil Institute and AES Atimus. 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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China-LAC Cooperation Fund
The Piauí's area corresponds to 2.9% of the Brazilian territory and has about 3.5 million inhabitants. Piaui has a consolidated portfolio of projects to be developed in the Ports, Photovoltaic Generation, Railways, Urban Mobility and Highways sectors.
http://www.accenture.com/
Brazil
Accenture is a leading global professional services company,providing solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With experience across more than 40 industries and clients in more than 120 countries,Accenture drives innovation.
http://www.grupoccr.com.br/
It's Grupo CCR’s first company to have a business portfolio outside Brazil. It's responsible for the management of Quito Airport, Curaçao Airport, San José Airport, Belo Horizonte Airport, and Total Airport Services (TAS).
http://www.manesco.com.br/
Brazil
Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Law Firm was founded in 1991. The company had a central role during the institutional changes that occurred in Brazil since the enactment of the Brazilian Constitution of 1988 and participated in the most relevant infrastructure projects since the 1990, offering legal assistance in public and corporate law to public and private agents.
http://www.bmalaw.com.br/Pages/Default.aspx
Brazil
A full-service law firm focusing on infrastructure, construction, logistics, public services and regulated markets.
https://www.demarest.com.br/
Demarest is one of the most reputable law firms in Brazil, with over 250 lawyers and total staff of 700 people. We assist clients globally in domestic and cross-border transactions in both Brazil and in NY.
Founded in 1942, Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a Brazilian, independent, full-service firm specializing in multi-disciplinary deals and in translating the Brazilian legal environment for the benefit of local and foreign clients.
http://www.new.abb.com
Brasil
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees.
https://www.bakermckenzie.com/en
As the largest law firm in Latin America with over 850 attorneys across 15 offices in 7 countries*, Baker McKenzie offers clients 60+ years of on-the-ground presence in the region for their most important energy and infra transactions and disputes.
http://www.cisco.com/
http://www.cisco.com/
+55 11 5508-9999
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is a world leader in technology that has made the Internet work since 1984. Its employees, products and partners help society securely connect and take advantage of tomorrow's digital transformation opportunities.
http://www.deloitte.com
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
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Peru
Infrastructure Holding Company
FTI Consulting, Inc. is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional.
https://www.deere.com.br
Brasil
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.
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We are experts in Risk Management, Insurance and Guarantee for Infrastructure projects, power generation, transmission lines and power distribution
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Stocche Forbes is a group of experienced lawyers with wide experience and distinguished participation in complex and high-profile transactions for structuring, development and financing of infrastructure projects.
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Australia
The Global Infrastructure Hub is the only organisation dedicated solely to infrastructure in both developed and emerging markets.

We focus on collaborating with governments, the private sector, multilateral development banks and other international organisations to promote the enabling environment that will allow the identification and development of infrastructure projects that are high-quality, resilient, sustainable and needed, in a rapidly-evolving world.

Our aim is to help bridge the gap between public and private sectors, helping governments unlock trillions of dollars in private investment to fund much needed public infrastructure, creating productive economies and more liveable cities.

Fundado em 1952, o Conselho Chinês de Promoção ao Comércio Internacional (CCPIT) é uma agência nacional de promoção ao investimento e às transações comerciais internacionais cujas principais responsabilidades incluem:

  • implementar estratégias de desenvolvimento nacional para promoção do comércio exterior e de investimentos e cooperações bilaterais nos setores econômico e tecnológico;
  • avançar na cooperação com instituições afins em outros países;
  • acolher importantes delegações estrangeiras;
  • organizar delegações chinesas para missões ao exterior e preparar comitivas chinesas para participar de feiras, exposições, fóruns e conferências internacionais;
  • gerenciar exposições no exterior organizadas por agências chinesas;
  • envolver-se nos assuntos do Bureau Internacional de Exposições (BIE) e da World Expo em nome do governo chinês;
  • representar a indústria e o comércio chineses em nível internacional, participando da formulação de políticas e regras do setor, além de negociações;
  • realizar consultoria jurídica, conciliação comercial, arbitragem marítima e de negócios;
  • emitir certificados de origem para produtos de exportação e outros documentos referentes ao comércio exterior e prestar serviços de propriedade intelectual (pedidos de patente, registro de marca, litígios e direitos de salvaguarda);
  • orientar indústrias e empresas para enfrentar disputas comerciais;
  • fornecer informações, treinamento, etc.

O escritório do CCPIT no Brasil tem como compromisso promover o desenvolvimento das relações de comércio e investimento entre a China e o Brasil, estabelecer pontes para intercâmbio e cooperação entre empresários dos dois países, assessorar as empresas bilaterais e levar adiante suas reivindicações, organizar diversas formas de atividades, em diversos níveis, com o intuito de contribuir positivamente para as relações comerciais bilaterais, a prosperidades das duas economias e o bem-estar de todos os envolvidos.

The China-LAC Cooperation Fund is initiated 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

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Alan Fernandes
Alan Fernandes
Executive Board Member/ CEO - Brazil
Ana Souza
Ana Souza
Partner - Energy
Carlos Pingarilho
Carlos Pingarilho
Director President
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten Hasbach
Director for Belt & Road Initiative
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Investment Director
Daniel Peres
Daniel Peres
Vice President
David Wu
David Wu
Associate
David You
David You
VP of International System Business Unit
Dayong He
Dayong He
Head of Investment Department II
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEO
Elias de Souza
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital Projects
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment Banking
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Managing Director South America
Guo Ming
Guo Ming
Deputy Manager
Alan Fernandes
Alan
Alan Fernandes
Executive Board Member/ CEO - BrazilHaitong
Executivo Senior, com experiencia extensa como membro do board diretivo do Haitong Bank. Possui um longo histórico de carreira em bancos de investimento. Altamente qualificado em gestão e desenvolvimento de negócios, estruturação e originação de projetos, project financing e Parcerias Publico Privadas.
Ana Souza
Ana
Ana Souza
Partner - EnergyMachado Meyer Advogados
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. A large part of Souza’s 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, as well as general support regarding infrastructure projects. Souza has previous experience in the provision of legal assistance to clients of several areas of knowledge, such as energy, oil, and natural gas, mining, transports, sanitation, and pharmaceutical.
Carlos Pingarilho
Carlos
Carlos Pingarilho
Director PresidentPromon S/A
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.
Carsten Hasbach
Carsten
Carsten Hasbach
Director for Belt & Road InitiativeSiemens
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Chi
Chi (Cavan) Shang
Investment DirectorFosun Resources Group
Daniel Peres
Daniel
Daniel Peres
Vice PresidentGrupo Rio Verde
Daniel Perez is Vice-President at Grupo Rio Verde, where he's been working for over 11 years. Having a wide strategic vision, he leads on the Engineering, Construction, Incorporation, and Sustainability teams. Daniel is a civil engineer graduated from USP and holds MBAs and specializations from Brazilian and international institutions, such as FIA, Kellog Executive Education, Profuturo, Singularity, Instituto Ecosocial and Escola Politecnica.
David Wu
David
David Wu
AssociateE. J. McKay & Co.
David Wu is an associate of E.J.McKay based in Beijing, focusing on infrastructure, energy, high-end manufacturing and culture sectors. David joined E.J.McKay in 2018 after working five years for HNA Group as a VP of investment banking department, focusing on culture and entertainment industries. Before that, David studied Japanese in School of Foreign Languages and Economics at China Center for Economic Research, Peking University.
David You
David
David You
VP of International System Business UnitTrina Solar
Dayong He
Dayong
Dayong He
Head of Investment Department IICLAI Fund
Dayong He is the Head of Investment Department 2 in Claifund. Prior to this role, Dayong had many years’ working experience in foreign exchange reserves management. She was responsible for non-USD Fixed Income portfolio management and was head of external fund managers responsible for FOF construction and management. She also spent years as head of dealing room in the PBOC European Representative Office in London, UK. Dayong He entered Claifund since 2015.
Eduardo Centola
Eduardo
Eduardo Centola
Managing Partner and co-CEOBanco Modal
Graduated from Fundação Getúlio Vargas with an MBA from William E. Simon Graduate School of Business in Rochester, NY. Eduardo joined Modal in March of 2012 as a Partner and Head of the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining Modal, Eduardo was Chief Executive Officer of UBS Investment Bank in Brazil, Head of Standard Bank for America, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs for Latin America and Co-Head of Investment Bank at Merrill Lynch. Throughout his career, Eduardo was responsible for a large number of noteworthy mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as several public equity and debt offerings in both Brazilian and International markets.
Elias de Souza
Elias
Elias de Souza
Partner - Infra and Capital ProjectsDeloitte
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.
Guilherme Barbosa
Guilherme
Guilherme Barbosa
Partner - Investment BankingXP Investimentos
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).
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Guilherme
Guilherme Esmanhoto
Managing Director South AmericaALG Consulting
Guilherme Esmanhoto is the managing director of ALG for South America, leading the company's office in the Region. He is a civil engineer graduated from 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.
Guo Ming
Guo
Guo Ming
Deputy ManagerChina Minsheng Bank
Deputy manager of the Global Finance Department, experienced in Merger and Acquisitions, Project financing.
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