Agricultural Engineer graduated from "Universidad Federal de Pelotas" - RS-Brazil 1986. MBA in Business Management at ESPM (Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing) in Porto Alegre - RS – 2007. The year 2014 specialization in People Strategic Management (GEP) in partnership with Insead France and Dom Cabral Foundation FDC – Brazil. Also, he has a specialization in the Management Development Program (CENEX). Recently has completed the International Program Cutting-Edge practices on Sustainability in the ISAE Business School in collaboration with Cologne Business School – Center for Advanced Sustainable Management in German. Solid experience in the Human Resources area acquired at leading a large national company in agriculture, developing a rising career, occupying preeminent positions for 30 years. Develop and implement programs for International Certifications including Integrated Management System with ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001, NBR 16001, ISO 9001 and others International voluntaries certifications such as the Round tables of the Soybean and Cotton. Was an effective member of the Board at Round table on responsible soy and Better Cotton Initiative, both international forums to discuss about best practices in agriculture with emphasis in principles, criteria and keys indicators to social management & environment risks. Effective member of the Global Compact of Brazil - UN as a member of Work Group called Agriculture and Food Principles since 2015. Currently is responsible for coordinate a Sustainability Work Group at ABRAPA (Brazilian Cotton Growers Association) to implement National Certification Program called ABR (Responsible Brazilian Cotton Certification) chanceled by Better Cotton Initiative from Switzerland.
Claudio Maes holds a Master in Public Administration (Columbia University), a BA in Economics (UERJ), a graduate degree in Financial Management (FGV) and a degree in a Latu Sensu Post-Graduate Course in Regulation of the Capital Markets (UFRJ). After working a number of years in the Brazilian financial market, Claudio transferred to the public administration sector in 2001, by participating in a public selection process to apply for a position as an analyst in the Securities Commission of Brazil – CVM. Between 2007 and 2016, as an assistant director, the Claudio’s main role was to lead teams that are responsible for supervising the Brazilian investment funds market – more than 15,000 funds and more than 10 million investment accounts, with a total of over US$ 1 trillion in assets. Nowadays, Claudio is serving in the CVM Investors Protection Department, as the leader of the Financial Education Unit and as the CVM’s technical coordinator in the Financial Innovation Lab. Claudio is 47, married, and has two kids. Claudio is from Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, likes football and jiu-jitsu, and is crazy for Fluminense Football Club.
Danielle Carreira has over 10 years’ experience in the sustainable finance field. In her current role, as Senior Manager of Environmental Issues, she leads the PRI’s work on deforestation. Previously with the Natural Capital Financial Alliance – a joint project of the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative and the Global Canopy she was responsible for the management and implementation of work programmes that helps financial institutions meet commitments to understand and integrate natural capital considerations in financial products and services. Danielle was previously an Account Director at Trucost, responsible for the management and delivery of research projects for the finance sector on a broad range of key thematic environmental issues. She has previously worked at FTSE Russel engaging with global companies around environmental, social and governance issues. Danielle holds an MA in International Finance and a BSc in Economic Sciences.
Denise has about 30 years of experience in the financial market, more specifically on investment, financial planning, wealth management and innovation. She is the head of the Sustainability and Inclusive Business, which includes Microcredit and Women Entrepreneurs programs, at Itaú Unibanco. She is president of the Brazilian Global Compact Network. Also part of the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development and Member of the Sustainability Commission of Brazilian Federation of Banks.
Elizabeth Farina is the President and CEO of UNICA, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, since December 2012. Prior to her current position she was full professor of Economics at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She chaired the Department of Economics from 2002 to 2004 and from 2010 to 2012. She was the president of the Brazilian Competition Council (Cade) from 2004 to 2008. For more than 10 years Dr. Farina was the vice chair of the agribusiness program at the University of Sao Paulo, PENSA. She earned a PhD in economics from the University of Sao Paulo in 1983 and the habilitation title since 1996. She reached the full professorship in 2001 Dr. Farina worked as a consultant in Brazil and other Latin America countries and as economic expert in food and agribusiness strategies and antitrust litigation and mergers and acquisition analysis. Farina published many books, book chapters and papers in national and international journals.
Fabrício de Campos é Especialista em Finanças para Sustentabilidade do WWF Brasil. Graduado em Engenharia Agronômica e Especializado em Finanças e Economia Ambiental, trabalhou na Industria Química e no Setor Financeiro antes de se tornar empresário. Como sócio da consultoria Ecossistemas assessorou corporações em estratégias para às mudanças climáticas e colaborou em projetos como o The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Brazil. Fabrício foi consultor em Mudanças Climáticas da BVSA Bovespa e é conselheiro da Nature Invest, organização de crowd funding para projetos socioambientais.
Renato holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a MBA diploma in Wholesale Business Management. He has also participated in several courses and seminaries related to the financial market. He has an expressive career at Banco do Brasil, where he has over 20 years of experience, having worked in various positions until 2002, when he was promoted as Corporate Business Manager. In 2006 he was nominated as Corporate General Manager, and, in 2010 he was appointed as Executive Manager responsible for the Project Finance area of Banco do Brasil. He initiated his international career in 2013, when assigned as Deputy General Manager of the New York Branch. In June 2015, Mr. Renato Proença Lopes was named Director of Holdings Division at Previ, Pension Fund of employees of the Bank of Brazil, which manages a total funding of R $ 170 billion. The Previ is the largest pension fund in Latin America and is included with nearly 200,000 participants. Founded in 1904, even before the Security Officer of the country, PREVI is a closed supplementary pension entity. Invest resources in a socially and environmentally responsible, which consolidates us as important economic development officer, benefiting our participants and Brazilian society.
Guilherme Martins is the department head of Debt Capital Markets for the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) with a portfolio of over 60 corporate and infrastructure project bonds under management. Before joining the Capital Markets Division of BNDES, Mr. Martins had worked with infrastructure finance, including airports, toll roads, solid waste and energy from waste. He also participated in the design and management of climate finance instruments. Before joining BNDES in 2009, he had worked for private sector companies in mining and communications. Mr. Martins holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidade Federal Fluminense and a Master's in Economics and Finance from Ibmec-RJ, with an extension at Nottingham University.
Guilherme Setubal is the Executive Manager of the New Business Development, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations of Duratex S.A.. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from PUC University, in São Paulo, and also a Master in Business Administration from Insper, in São Paulo. Guilherme has more than 19 years of experience in the financial area with previous experiences in HSBC, Modal Bank and CCF Bank Brasil. The manager has joined Duratex in 2014 as the Investor Relations Manager of the Company, and he assumed the New Business Development and Strategic Planning office in 2018.
Partner of the Vinci Partners' Credit Department, where he joined in 2012. Previously, he was he was part the International, Research and Credit Risk areas at Banco Pactual, where he joined in 2001. From 2006 to 2009 he was portfolio manager of UBS Pactual's Special Investments Group in Special Situations. Between 2009 and 2011, he was head of Structured Credit of BTG Pactual Asset Management. He started his career in 1999 as a credit analyst at the BBM Group. He holds a degree in Economics from PUC-Rio.
Gustavo Pimentel is Managing Director of SITAWI, where he leads Latin America’s largest practice on Sustainable Finance and ESG Research now boasting 16 professionals. He was voted best ESG analyst globally by Extel Independent Research in Responsible Investment - IRRI 2015. For 13 years, Gustavo has been advising commercial banks, development banks, asset managers, pension funds and insurers on integrating ESG issues into strategy, risk management, product development and investment analysis, serving clients in Brazil and Latin America. Before starting his sustainable finance consulting practice in 2009, Gustavo managed the influential Eco-Finance Program at NGO Amigos da Terra – Amazônia Brasileira and worked in the financial sector (Unibanco, ABN AMRO and SR Rating). Gustavo has a BA in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and an International MBA from IE Business School.
Ivone Satsuki Namikawa works in Forest Sustainability at Klabin SA (major producer and exporter of Packaging Paper in Brazil). She plays a leading role in the company´s local, regional, and global engagement with non-governmental organizations, sector associations, and multistakeholder dialogues. Ivone represents Klabin at the FSC – Forest Stewardship Council, TFD - The Forests Dialogue, in different Committees at IBA – Brazilian Tree Industry, and the Brazilian Coalition for Climate. Ivone has extensive experience in Forestry. She has been working with the Klabin Sustainability staff for eight years. Her career at Klabin developed by working as a Tree Breeding Specialist for fifteen years and a Forest Research and Environment Coordinator for ten years.
Julia is the Stakeholder Relations Officer for CBI in Brazil responsible for supporting the efforts to drive the development of a Brazilian Green Finance market as well as coordinating the stakeholders engagement in the country. She is currently involved in a number of Policy and market education and engagement programs while leveraging financial instruments for climate risk mitigation. She joined CBI after nearly 7 years of experience studying and working with international markets and policy. She previously has had a successful career delivering operational coordination at international organisations for high level events, while being responsible for team management and training. Julia has developed interest in climate finance while interning for the investor’s relation consultancy MZGroup. She has studied at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo- PUC-SP. and at Budapest Business School –BGF, completing a B.Sc in International Relations with a specialisation in International Business.
Juliano J. Assunção, the executive director of CPI’s Rio Office, is a professor in the Department of Economics at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Juliano’s research focuses on different aspects of development economics, including agricultural economics, institutions, and financial intermediation. He is a member of the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty at the University of Chicago and also works as a consultant for firms, governments, and multi-lateral organizations. Juliano has been collaborating with CPI since 2010. He is also a member of the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty at the University of Chicago and works as a consultant for firms, governments, and multi-lateral organizations. Besides providing strategic guidance on the components of INPUT, the research areas he addresses through the project are: improving policies to increase efficiency in land use; how to improve compliance with the new Forest Code; and the relationship between productivity gains and protection of natural resources.
Justin Sloggett, CFA, is Head of Public Markets at PRI. Justin joined the PRI in June 2014. He oversees the Listed Equity and Fixed Income work streams. Before starting at PRI, Justin had worked for the Co-operative Asset Management as a Responsible Investment Analyst, where he was responsible for ESG integration and worked closely with the investment research team and the portfolio managers. Justin has also worked for F&C Asset Management PLC as an Investment Support Analyst. Justin graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a CFA® charterholder.
Laura Albuquerque is a Technical Advisor at the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) and coordinates the Climate Change and Energy and Sustainable Finance working groups. Laura has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and holds a Master’s degree in Energy and Environmental Planning from COPPE / UFRJ. She worked as a consultant in Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and as a Sustainability analyst at Vale. Laura has experience in technical subsidies to add value to the commitments assumed by companies in the climate change area, such as GHG Inventory, GHG Reduction project portfolio, Action Plans for Target Achievement, Analysis of Climate Public Policies, among others. She also has certificates for auditing in ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) and for validation and verification of CDM projects. In addition to the CEBDS, she collaborates with the website “Sustentabilidade Em Pauta” with sporadic articles.
Luís Fernando Affonso, CFA, is the Compliance and Risk Officer for Franklin Templeton Investimentos (Brasil). Previously he worked for over 14 years at ANBID (National Association of Investment Banks). While at ANBID, Luís developed a self-regulatory program for investment funds and was responsible for its implementation. He is also a lecturer in several executive programs for capital markets participants. Luís also worked as Deputy Coordinator at SESEX (Foreign Trade Secretariat of Brazil). Luis holds an MA in Economics from UFRJ and is a CFA Charterholder since 2006.
Marcelo Seraphim is the Head of Networks and Outreach of the Principles for Responsible Investments (PRI). He coordinates the implementation of the project “Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century” in Brazil, an initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme Financial Initiative (UNEP FI), the PRI, and sponsored by The Generation Foundation.
Marcelo is a bachelor of engineering, with an MBA from the Wharton School (USA). He joined the banking industry in 1995, as a trader, and worked as portfolio advisor, business units’ CFO, and investor relations, in top financial institutions before joining Bradesco in 2016, where he became responsible for corporate sustainability, capital management, and managerial finance. Previously, Marcelo was professor of investor relations and portfolio management at Insper, SP, Brazil.
Engenheiro Civil pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro com mestrado em Ciências Sociais pela Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro. Atualmente ocupa o cargo de Secretário-Executivo da Associação Brasileira de Desenvolvimento – ABDE. Livro publicado: “O Desenvolvimento Inacabado do Brasil – O BNDE e a Convenção do Crescimento de 1952 a 1978”. Cinco anos de experiência presidindo as empresas estatais Inmetro e Companhia de Desenvolvimento Industrial do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - CODIN. Três anos como diretor das empresas estatais Secretária Especial de Informática, Finame/BNDES e Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial - INPI. Vinte e sete anos de experiência como engenheiro e executivo do BNDES nas áreas de mercado de capitais; relacionamento com agentes financeiros; projetos industriais e de infraestrutura; planejamento. Outras experiências: negociação com grandes grupos nacionais e internacionais; curso de mestrado no Instituto de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração – Coppead, da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; e programa de Intercâmbio de seis meses no MBA da Wharton University.
More than thirty years' experience in the forestry sector experience; since 1998 he has been developing Kyoto-compliant business assurance projects for energy and forestry-based sectors such as steel, pulp and paper etc.
Formerly Mercosul's Forestry Products coordinator, superintendent of the Brazilian Silviculture Society, Natural Resources coordinator for Brazil's Paper and Pulp Makers Association (Bracelpa) and head of Renewable Natural Resources for IBAMA in Brasilia in addition to professional engagements with several companies. Pursued university extension courses in Agricultural and Forestry Business Economics, Policy and Strategy, and Climate Change organized by Havard University. Worked with the IPCC from 2002 to 2009 reviewing WG 2, advising on Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and with the World Bank and MDB for the Climate Investment Fund (CIF); key man for the BNDES Clean Development Program's Brazil Sustainability Fund and Performa / Key Technological Innovation for Sustainability.
Has worked with multilateral organizations to set up social and environmental impact investment funds (the Inter-American Development Bank's InovaCapital Fund). Formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers' head of Sustainability in Brazil and Latin America. Director of Keyassociados specifically focusing on carbon finance and sustainability. Owner and director of Radce, a consulting firm managing sustainable green investment with and without capital allocation, delivering economic or financial support. .
Maria Eugênia Buosi holds a degree in Economics from UNICAMP and graduated Master in Finance at USP. Her professional backgroud is is specially in capital markets, having worked as an equity portfolio manager and responsible investment specialist. She is the founding partner of RESULTANTE, a consulting office specialized in the integration of environmental, social and governance practices to corporate and financial institutions agenda. She is also a professor in Sustainable Finance for B3 Educação, Saint Paul Escola de Negócios e INFI - FEBRABAN.
Maria joined the FAIRR Initiative as Director in September 2016. She is responsible for engaging institutional investors and related stakeholders around the material ESG risks and opportunities inherent in today's global food system, with particular focus on intensive livestock farming and diversification of protein supply chains.
Prior to this, she spent five years at the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), engaging with global investors on material sustainability issues and encouraging their incorporation into investment policies and practices. Maria has over twenty years’ experience in global investment banking, business and finance, working at both J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. She has been based in San Francisco, New York, Madrid, and most recently, London. Maria holds a MA (Distinction) in Environment, Politics and Globalization from King’s College London and a BA in International Business, Latin American Studies and Spanish from SDSU.
Pedro is Head of Environment and Sustainability at EDP Energias do Brasil. He began his career in the Environmental Ministry of the Government of Portugal. He joined the Portuguese Company of Electricity Production in the environmental area. Then worked for EDP Produção where he worked in the areas of Business Development and Organization. In 2005 he came to the Brazilian subsidiary of EDP and worked as Environmental Superintendent for Energest and as Corporate Sustainability Manager in EDP Brazil. From 2008 to 2016 he was the Managing Director of the Instituto EDP, which is a platform for relationship with the company stakeholders in the environmental and social areas. He participated as a Brazilian delegate in several Conferences of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2006-2017) and as a NGO observer in one Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.
Com mais de 16 anos de experiência nos mercados financeiro e de capitais, passou pelo banco BBA Creditanstalt e pelo Itaú BBA. É formado pela FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), tem mestrado em Modelagem Matemática em Finanças pela USP (Universidade de São Paulo) e possui MBA em derivativos.
Peter is a Senior Engagement Specialist for Robeco's Active Ownership department and covers the consumer staples, healthcare and chemicals sector. Specific areas of expertise are agribusiness, access to medicine, nutrition, supply chain management and Sustainable Development Goals. He is member of the Advisory Committee of the Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) working groups on Labour Standards in the Agricultural Supply, Sustainable Palm Oil and Deforestation. Building on his previous experience in the Food & Agri sector he is involved in impact investing research efforts within the Robeco group. Peter gained over four years of professional experience in business development in frontier markets before joining Robeco in 2011. Peter holds a master's degree in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University with a minor in Entrepreneurship.
PhD in Environmental Science with international executive education on sustainability, finance and shared value. Regina is sustainability and innovation director at Schneider Electric for South America. She worked as consultant on business and sustainability strategies for companies in fashion, mining, construction, capital goods, consumption goods and automotive sectors. She was also specialist at the International Finance Corporation and helped financial institutions to develop sustainability strategies.
Head of the sustainability area in Brazil and South America. Architect post graduated in environmental management and business administration. Has 16 years experience on the field, focusing as an strategic advisor for the energy, mining, agribusiness and manufacture sectors. Lecturer at side events during the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since 2006.
Tatiana joined Resultante in May 2018 bringing in expertise from four years in charge of PRI in Latin America in another company, and over 10 years of experience in capital market, investor relations and corporate communications. Tatiana also worked in the treasury of Santander Brasil and served for five years as managing partner at MZ, a major investor relations consultancy in Brazil, responsible for an extensive client portfolio comprised of companies of all sizes and sectors. Throughout her career, she attended the GRI certified training program, specialist programs in sustainability and corporate social management, and international business and foreign trade by FGV-PEC, in addition to economic psychology by FIPECAFI. She holds a BA in Business Administration, Foreign Trade from Universidade Paulista.