CEO and founding partner of Bresser Asset Management. Portfolio manager responsible for the fund´s strategy and allocation. Formerly partner at Banco Matrix S.A. (1996–2001), being responsible for the equity funds until the bank’s dissolution and sale of the funds to Banco Itaú. Before that worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Co (1992-1996). MBA by University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1992) with specialization in finance and a Masters degree in Economics by EASP / FGV-SP.
Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira
Bresser Asset Management partner since 2009. Former Minister of Finance (1987), Administration and State Reform (1995-98), former president of the Banespa Bank (1983) and vice-president of the Pão de Açúcar group (1963-1982), among other positions. Has an extensive professional career in the public and private sectors. In the academic area, he is the author of several books and reference works on Brazilian economy. Professor Emeritus of the Getulio Vargas Foundation. Doctor and professor of economics at the University of São Paulo.
Geraldo Mellone Junior
Has been with the company since 2003 as a equity and economic analyst. Became a partner in 2005. Previously, worked at the Chase Manhattan Bank, FGV’s Center for Finance Studies and also as a professor in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in finance and economics at several higher education institutions. Bachelor in Economics from FEA-USP (1992), Doctor (2004) and Master (1999) in Economics by EAESP / FGV-SP.
Partner, has been in the company since 2006, exercising several administrative functions. Previously, worked at Reuters of Brazil (1992) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (1993). Also worked as an independent consultant of Brazilian Contemporary Art (1999-2015) and as director of the contemporary nucleus of MAM-SP (2005). Lastly, has also had an experience in the agribusiness sector (1994-1999). Holds a Masters Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Michigan School of Economics, (1992). Bachelor degree in Journalism from the Casper Líbero Foundation (1989), with several technical courses in art history, especially with Pietro Maria Bardi, founding director of MASP (1988).
Paulo H. Sawaya Neto
Partner of the company, equity analyst, covering the education, health and non-bank financials sectors. Started in the company in 2010 carrying out operational activities. Previously, worked at the Bank of Boston (1986), Continental Illinois of Chicago (1987-1989) and was financial director of the biotechnology company Embrabio (1990-2010). Bachelor in Business Administration from FGV (1985) and MBA in finance from Ibmec (2001).
Henry Kiyoshi Awagakubo
Partner of the company, responsible for Risk Control and Compliance. Started his career as an intern in 2005. Holds a bachelor degree in naval engineering by University of São Paulo- Politécnica (2008) and was a trainee in the Embraer/ITA program.
Pedro B. P. Epperlein
Partner of the company, working as an equity research analyst covering the metals & mining, pulp & paper, car rental and capital goods sectors. Joined Bresser ir 2016. Holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration at Fundação Getulio Vargas. Graduated Lieutenant at the Brazilian Army – Officer Training Corps CPOR-SP (2011). Former professional swimmer at the sport club Pinheiros (2003-2009).
Gustavo Luis Suga Hirata
Partner of the company, responsible for trading. Joined the company in 2014 as an intern. Holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Fundação Instituto de Administração (2015).
Partner of the company, equity research analyst of the retail sector. Joined Bresser in 2016. Formerly, intern at the JP Morgan Asset Management (2014-2015). Holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (2015).