Gilberto Sayão da Silva Chairman
Gilberto Sayão da Silva
Mr. Gilberto Sayão da Silva is one of our founding partners and the Chairman of our board of directors. He was previously a partner at Banco Pactual and oversaw the areas of investments, corporate finance and hedge funds. From 2006 to 2009, he was the principal executive for UBS Pactual Alternative Investment Management. From 1998 to 2009, he was part of the executive committees of Banco Pactual and UBS Pactual. He studied Electrical Engineering at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, or PUC-Rio.
Alessandro Monteiro Morgado Horta Chief Executive Officer and Director
Alessandro Monteiro Morgado Horta
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Alessandro Monteiro Morgado Horta is one of our founding partners and serves as our CEO and a member of our board of directors. He previously served as vice-president for Banco UBS Pactual and as an executive for UBS Pactual Alternative Investment Management from 2006 to 2009. At Banco Pactual, he served as managing partner, chief operating officer and also led the Long-Term Investments division from 2001 to 2006. He was also a partner of Banco Icatu from 1998 to 2001. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from PUC-Rio.
Paulo Fernando Carvalho de Oliveira Director
Paulo Fernando Carvalho de Oliveira
Mr. Paulo Fernando Carvalho de Oliveira is one of our founding partners and serves as a member of our board of directors. He served as an executive for UBS Pactual Alternative Investment Management from 2006 to 2009. He was also a member of the executive committee of Banco Pactual, where he began his career in the Management Information division. In 1997, he joined the Foreign Exchange division, and was made a partner at the bank in 1998. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from PUC-Rio.
Ana Marta Horta Veloso Director
Ana Marta Horta Veloso
Ms. Ana Marta Horta Veloso holds a degree in Economics from UFMG—Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and a master’s degree in Economics from UFRJ—Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She has extensive experience both in the financial and electricity sectors, having been the chief executive officer and investor relations officer of Light S.A. between 2015 and 2017 and again from 2019 to October 2020. She also held the position of officer of Equatorial Energia between 2008 and 2015 and represented Equatorial in the board of directors of its invested companies, such as Cemar, Celpa and Gera Maranhão. In 2018, she served as a consultant for GP Investments and for Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners. Additionally, she was a board member and a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee at Enel/Eletropaulo from 2018 to 2019, a board member and a member of several committees at Light from 2006 to 2010, a board member at Light from 2015 to 2017 and at Equatorial Energia from 2006 to 2008. She also was a representative of BNDES on the boards of directors of Acesita, Klabin, Vale, Valepar, and Globo Cabo (Net/Claro). She worked at BNDES between 1992 and 2005 and at Banco Pactual between 2000 and 2001, when she was on leave from BNDES, and later in Pactual again, between 2006 and 2008.
Rogério Ladeira Furquim Werneck Director
Rogério Ladeira Furquim Werneck
Mr. Rogério Ladeira Furquim Werneck holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard and is a PUC-Rio professor. He has served as a member of our board of directors since 2017. After earning a BA in Economics from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, he went to graduate school at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in Rio, where he later taught from 1975 to 1977. He has been, since 1977, one of the key faculty members of PUC-Rio’s prestigious Department of Economics, having served as the Department´s Head for three long terms: 1980-85, 2002-09 and, more recently, 2016-21. He is a biweekly columnist for two of the most important Brazilian newspapers, O Estado de São Paulo and O Globo.
Lywall Salles Filho Director
Lywall Salles Filho
Mr. Lywal Salles Filho is a member of our board of directors. He has served as vice-president of the Ethics Counsel of ANBIMA, is presently a member of its board, and serves, as well, on the board of directors of Vitru Inc. He was chairman and CEO of UBS AG in Brazil from 2010 to 2013. He previously served as senior managing director of Itaú Unibanco S.A., leading globally Itaú’s private banking operations and its committee for capital markets investments. He also served as chairman of the board of directors of Banco Itaú International and of Itaú Securities in the United States, and was the first CEO of Banco Itaú (Suisse) in Zurich, Switzerland. Prior to joining Itaú, Mr. Salles Filho served in several senior roles for Citibank N.A., including as CEO of the Latin American Affluent Clients segment and was the first chairman for Rede. He also worked for 15 years with The Chase Manhattan Bank in Hong Kong, the United States and in Latin America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a post-graduate degree in Economics Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro and holds a master’s degree in management from Syracuse University, in the United States.
Guilherme Stocco Filho Director
Guilherme Stocco Filho
Mr. Guilherme Stocco Filho has more than 20 years of experience in building up digital businesses and leading corporate transformations. He is responsible for carrying out successful projects in digital banking (Banco Original); startup investments (Domo Invest), mobile and e-commerce (Buscapé), internet platforms (Microsoft), and advertising (Te Respondo). Currently, he is member of the boards of directors of TOTVS, Banco Original and Grupo SOMA. He is also the co-founder of Squadra Ventures and founder of Hack the Future. He is a frequent presenter on market trends and innovation, and has spoken at more than 120 events in Brazil, Latin America, Canada, the United States, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Fundacão Armando Alvares Penteado – FAAP (1997) and also presents lectures on innovation at INSPER MBA in São Paulo, Brazil.