Executive Director

Attending Doctor’s in Operating Research by COPPE/UFRJ and Master in Corporate Management by FGV/EBAPE. Graduate in Business Administration (Executive MBA) by COPPEAD/UFRJ. Holds undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering by CEFET/RJ.

Executive Director of FGV Energia, Center for Energy Study, linked to FGV Presidency. Professor at Getulio Vargas Foundation – RJ, he was the Coordinator of FGV Technology and Finance/IT and Infrastructure Projects for 8 years. Carlos is experienced in Executive management, Coordination and Direction of large and medium companies, being responsible for the Commercial, Technology and Finance Departments, and focused on integrating them to the most different business and services areas. Specialized consulting in strategic planning and processes implementation focused on reducing costs, optimizing the administration and improving the technical and educational level of teams, in addition to increasing businesses profitability.

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Strategic Advisor

Strategic Advisor

PHD trained in Energetic Planning (engineering), with petroleum geopolitics emphasis, Master degrees in Management Engineering and in International Finance. Two published books on Petropolitics, and affiliated professor of Oil Geopolitics in Brazilian Navy Officers University.

Professional experience in relevant companies, in Brazil and abroad, as Deloitte, Vale S.A., Gama Filho University, Royal Shipping Services and Dickinson Maritime Agency. Skilled on business plans design and construction, project financial viability studies and business valuation. Long experience in strategic planning, merger and acquisition, business analysis, economic and financial evaluation and competitive intelligence.

A highly motivated person who is reliable, responsible and hard working. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the proven ability to achieve targets and results. Flexible within the working environment and able to adapt quickly and positively to challenging situations. Mature with an outgoing, friendly personality who enjoys the challenge of working under pressure either independently or as a member of a pro-active team.

Commercial Superintendent

Operations Coordinator

With a degree in Social Communication/Advertising, Simone holds an MBA in Marketing Management by COPPEAD/UFRJ and worked in the Communication and Marketing departments of national and multinational companies, over the last 20 years.

Superintendent of Education and R&D

Coordination of Teaching and R&D

Attending Doctor’s in Operating Research and Master in Production Engineering by COPPE/UFRJ. Undergraduate in Production Engineering by Universidade Federal Fluminense, with 15 years of experience in operations management, optimization of production systems and organizational strategic planning. As Superintendent of FGV Network of Associated, he worked managing the operation of executive courses and Lato Sensu Postgraduate. Coordinator for Planning and Production Control in charge for the Richards manufacturing plant construction project, in partnership with the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro to develop the Sul Fluminense Productive Arrangement. In 7 years of experience as Engineer in Strategic Relationship of the Electric System National Operator - ONS, developed automation projects to follow the integration of Generation and Transmission to the National Interconnected System - SIN ventures, integration of operation control systems and of the relationship management model with agents from the power sector. His research interests include Quantitative Methods applied to Energetic Planning, Power Economy and Network Industries.

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Researcher Coordinator

Electrical Sector Researcher Coordinator

Master in Electrical Engineering by COPPE/UFRJ. Graduate in Corporate Management by Cândido Mendes University and in Finance (Executive MBA) by IBMEC/RJ. Holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering by PUC/RJ and incomplete Doctor’s in Electrical Engineering by the same institution.

Coordinator of Institutional Relation at FGV Energia, Center for Energy Study, linked to FGV Presidency.  Member of the Board of Administration and the Board of People linked to the body of Santo Antônio Energia Ltda. Member of the Board of Directors of REAL GRANDEZA Foundation. Worked for 35 years at FURNAS Centrais Elétricas (1979 to 2013), the last 5 years as Chief of Staff of the Presidency, when he also worked with Ombudsman (2013) and Superintendence of Communication (2011). At FURNAS, he also worked as Head of the Transmission Contracts Division and Transmission Trade Department. Luiz Roberto has broad experience in institutional relation, Executive management, acting as responsible in the Commercial and Regulatory Departments focused on integrating them to the most different business and services areas. In the technical area, he is specialized in power quality, equipment load capacity, especially transformers, system electrical planning.

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O&G Researcher Coordinator

She holds a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from COPPE / UFRJ and a Civil Engineer from UFRJ. She specialized in reservoir engineering and the evaluation of formations and later in oil and gas production, now called Petrobras University. She has taken several courses, in addition to those related to oil and gas production, including Management Development in Production Engineering, Trading in Exploration and Production Contracts, Qualification in Negotiation in the Oil Industry, Risk Management, Accounting, Management, Leadership , development for Board of Directors. 

She started her career at Petrobras in 1980, always working in the production area, where she accumulated knowledge about all production areas in Brazil. She was assigned to the ANP to take advice from the Exploration and Production Board in 2002, while working as an E & P business consultant in the Petrobras E & P New Business area.

At the ANP, shortly after taking over the advisory, it also took over the exploration superintendencies and the definition of blocks, with a view to bidding rounds. She was responsible for the implementation of the ANP Pluriannual Plan of Geology and Geophysics, which resulted in the collection of essential data for the success of the bids in sedimentary basins of new frontiers. 

She assumed the Board of the ANP in 2008 and the General Directorate in 2012, and led the creation of the Superintendence of Security and Environment, Superintendence of Information Technology, work on studies and preparation of contracts and notices, as well as the technical studies that culminated in the first pre-salt tender, in addition to the traditional bids under concession regime. She was responsible for the areas of Audit, Corregedoria, Attorney, Bid Promotion, Supply, Supervision of Distribution and Resale of Fuels, Human Resources, Administrative-Financial, Government Relations in addition to those related to Exploration and Production.



PhD student in Exact and Technological Sciences, Federal University of Goiás (UFG/GO). Master's degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Federal University of Alfenas (UNIFAL/MG), graduated in Chemical Engineering with emphasis in processes and graduated in Science and Technology both degrees from the Federal University of Alfenas (UNIFAL/MG). She interned at the company Furnas Centrais Elétricas S.A in the chemical laboratory of the Management sector of the Center for Tests and Maintenance Support (GES.O). She has experience with a scientific research project in the area of ​​wastewater treatment in the following subjects: anaerobic reactors, biological reduction of sulfate in acidic effluents, microbiological analysis, removal of organic matter, influence of nutrients in treatment optimization, anaerobic biological processes for production of bioenergy. At FGV Energia, a researcher in the R&D projects for the energetic use of woody residues and processes of anaerobic biodigestion of bovine manure.


Master of science in Production Engineering on the Management Systems Area, UFF - University Federal Fluminense and T.U. Braunschweig-Hannover (2008). Graduated in Electrical Engineering from UCP - University Católica de Petrópolis (1980) with 5 (five) specializations: Business management at IBMEC, Project analysis at FGV, Quality management at UCP, Electric power distribution at UFSC - Federal Santa Catarina, Maintenance and operation at University MACKENZIE; and Planning at UFMG - Federal Minas Gerais. Currently, consultant and researcher at FGV ENERGIA.

Technical manager of SUMMA Engenharia C. LTDA; electrical engineer with 37 years of career developed in the Electrical Sector of Brazil with emphasis in Distribution of Electric Energy and Transmission of Electric Energy, with a great experience in the areas of operation, maintenance, product and service quality performance, and technical and commercial regulation. Worked until June 2010 at Ampla Energia e Serviços SA, nowadays ENEL Distribuição RIO; in CERJ, in ELETROBRAS; and as an executive in the ENDESA Group. Representative in the main forums of the sector and, for 5 years, coordinator of the 'Technical Committee' of the Brazilian Association of Electric Power Distributors - ABRADEE and for 3 years coordinator of the Subcommittee of the Distribution Committee - CODI (merit). As a researcher Master of science, developed Innovation programs (R & D and PEE) for agents T and D and led the start-up process of R & D Management in Ampla, responsible for the implementation of the model and structure. Promoted the environmental licensing of essential activities and new ventures of the substations (SE's) and transmission lines (LT's).

Coordination and elaboration of the Strategic Project 'Brazilian Program of Smart Grids, and the site http://redesinteligentesbrasil.org.br/, with ABRADEE. Implementation of the 'Asset Management Systematics', based on ISO 55,000 (PAS 55), in the ENERGISA Group. Evaluation and survey of electrical assets, under financial, technical and environmental aspects in partnership with SIGLASUL and Price-PwC, for the BNDES, to help the privatization model of the utilities of the ELETROBRÁS Group. Technical consultancy specialized in the macro-thematic of operation and maintenance of the strategic project 'Technological Prospecting in the EE Sector', coordinated by the Center for Management and Strategic Studies - CGEE.



Researcher at FGV Energia and Coordinator of the MBA/FGV in Business Management for the Electric Sector. She is Economist at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV). She holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), and she holds a PhD in Finance and a post-doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering from PUC-Rio. During her doctorate, she was a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business. She was a Researcher at the Center for Research in Energy and Infrastructure - NUPEI, at PUC Rio University. She was an Advisor of the Mathematics program - Profmat, at IMPA. Among her interests are: risk analysis, analysis of projects & investment, capital structure, options models with applications to the Brazilian Electric Sector. 


Master in Regulation of the Power Industry by Salvador University. Electrical Engineer and Bachelor in Law by the Federal University of Bahia. Independent consultant. Paulo directed NC Energy for 13 years and coordinated the energy and market planning of Neoenergia Group. For 19 years, Paulo was the Commercial and Technical Manager of Bahia State Electricity Company – COELBA. Visiting professor of PUC-Rio, Getulio Vargas Foundation – FGV, UNIFACS-BA and POLI-PE to teach Energy Commercialization. He was the Vice-President and Technical Director of the Brazilian Energy Traders Association - ABRACEEL. Paulo was the counselor of the American Chamber of Commerce AmCham - Pernambuco.


Legal Advisor

Bachelor in Law from PUC / MG, Specialist in Tax Administration in Companies by the Higher School of Finance Administration - ESAF, specialist in Business Law by PUC / MG and specialist in Regulation of the Electric Energy sector by the Law School of Rio de Janeiro Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV / RJ). At Getulio Vargas Foundation, he is a full member of the Referee Corps at the FGV Chamber of Conciliation and Arbitration and Legal Consultant at FGV Energia. In the Brazilian Bar Association, he is the President of the Energy Commission of the Federal Council. With regard to his academic performance, the following positions stand out: Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Energy Law at UniCEUB - Centro Universitário de Brasília, Professor of the FGV Law Program Course - Electric Energy Legal Aspects, Professor of Law extension course and Electric Energy of the School of the Judiciary of the State of Rio de Janeiro - EMERJ, Professor of the extension course in Energy Law promoted by the Mozambican Bar Association in Maputo and Coordinator and Professor of Energy Law at the Superior School of Law OAB / SP).


Chemical Engineer by UFBA with Master Degrees in Energy from USP and Environmental Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausane. Received the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year award – Brazil 2001-2002.  Published dozens of articles about energy and natural gas and has been conducting presentations in conferences around all over Brazil and abroad, such as Gastech, World Gas Conference, World Petroleum Conference, Rio Oil & Gas, Middle East Forum, Petrotech, etc. Ieda is a member of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce for Great Britain, in London, director of the Energy Division for the Department of Infrastructure of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo and member of the Board of Bureau Veritas (France) and InterEnergy Holdings (IEH). Ieda is also Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, member of the LNG-18 Program Committee, Vice-Chair of the Study Group Small LNG for the International Gas Union and the Steering Committee of Gastech Young Engineers. Ieda has 32 years of international experience developing projects and natural gas and energy market studies, joint ventures and natural gas, LNG and solar energy contract negotiations. She held leadership positions for over 13 years at BP plc, in London and Brazil, exercised roles as Vice-President of New Ventures, President BP Brazil, VP Latin America Gas and VP Market Development BP Solar.  Before BP, Ieda was the President of Comgas in São Paulo, from 1995 to 1998, leading the privatization and corporate restructuring process of the largest gas distribution company in Brazil.




With background in Geology (University of Sao Paulo - USP), became a Petroleum Geologist at Petrobras (1989), achieved a Master’s Degree in Environmental Analysis and Dynamics by The University of Hull (1995) and a MBA in Business Management by USP (2001). Attended executive training programs on leadership, strategy, finances and governance at Amana-Key, Insead, Wharton, Harvard, Fundação Dom Cabral and London Business School.

Worked 30 years for Petrobras, holding several management roles such as Corporate Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Manager for Exploration & Production activities; Corporate Quality and HSE Manager for the International Business Area; Planning and Business Performance Assessment Manager for Americas, Africa and Eurasia, when he also represented Petrobras in the Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). He managed ethanol partnerships for Petrobras Biocombustível, a full controlled subsidiary of Petrobras, where he became Ethanol and Agriculture Supply Executive Director, and board member of three affiliated companies: Guarani S.A., Nova Fronteira Bioenergia S.A., and Bambuí Bioenergia S.A.

Experienced manager in exploration & production and biofuels business for more than 20 years, leading several initiatives such as implementation of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) management systems; business organization design; establishing and controlling business key performance indicators (KPI’s); strategic planning; and corporate governance.

Consultant for FGV Energy since November 2016, he works on energy studies and projects with emphasis on biofuels. 

Advisor - Oil and Gas

Mechanical Engineer, graduated in Industrial Administration and Economic Engineering by UFRJ. By directing companies providers of services and operators of the oil and natural gas sector, such as HRT Africa, Halliburton, ABB, Vetco Gray, and Hughes WKM, Nelson accumulated over 35 years of experience, deep knowledge in the management and development of exploration & production businesses, platforms construction and logistics, project, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of underwater equipment, in addition to operation startups in Brazil, Angola and Namibia. He was the Director of the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) from June 2006 to June 2010; led the creation of the National Content Coordination; led the Programs to Reduce Gas Burning, Improvement of the Production Fiscal Measurement, Bidding Rounds and Products Movement Integrated System. Visiting Professor at Brown University (BIARI - Brown International Advanced Research Institutes); and lecturer in the following universities: Oxford University, MIT -  Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, USP - University of São Paulo, UFRJ – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro with classes on the Role of the Regulator; the Exercise of the Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Industry in Brazil; Fossil and Renewable Energies, BRICS in Africa, The Brazilian Experience in National Content, etc.

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Graduated in Administration from Unicarioca University Center and MBA in Business Management from FGV. She has 7 years in the financial area of ​​the IDE Controllership of FGV in the position of assistant of finance and control. She developed the flow elaboration activities, payments in general, autonomous payroll and employees, invoices, personal and legal registration.


Administrative Intern

Undergraduate Student of Business Administration at FGV - Getulio Vargas Foundation of Rio de Janeiro. Completed an semester abroad at Ecole de Management Strasbourg in 2019.1. She also has an internship expirence in the area of communication at Previcoke - Coca-cola Brazil Private Pension Society where she worked from January to December of 2018. At the university, she did a Scientific Initiation Program in Studies of the Public Sphere by CNPQ with Proffesor Sonia Fleury, form March to December 2017. From May to August 2017, she has participated at Field Project with L'Óreal at La Roche-Posay  in Trade Marketing.

Junior Business Analyst

Bachelor degree in Social Communication - Advertising. Has already worked for a year in the field of events for the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), between May 2017 and April 2018, participating in events such as "Public Hearings", "Environmental and Legal-Fiscal Seminar", "Technical Seminar", "Bidding Rounds", among others. Also worked with digital marketing in an advertising agency between May 2018 and June 2019.

Associated Researchers


Eduardo G. Pereira has been active in the oil and gas industry for several years and is an international expert on joint operating agreements. He has oil and gas practical experience in over 40 jurisdictions covering America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Dr. Pereira concluded his doctoral thesis on oil and gas joint ventures at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland). He conducted postdoctoral research at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (University of Oxford, UK) and another postdoctoral research at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law (University of Oslo, Norway). He holds part-time positions in several academic institutions. He is also a managing editor for the African Journal on Energy,  Natural Resources and Environmental Law and an associate editor of OGEL. He is also the author and editor of several leading oil and gas textbooks.