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Luis Claudio Garcia de Souza

Founder

Latin America

Founder and CSO of FINVEST, Luís Claudio serves as Chairman of Captalys, having been its founder and CEO. In the last 15 years, Luis Claudio also founded and built other financial services companies such as RB Capital, Rio Bravo Investimentos and UBF Seguros. Prior to that, for 8 years, he was a senior partner and a member of the Executive Committee of Banco Pactual, where he held positions such as head of corporate origination, head of distribution and head of the structured finance. Before joining Banco Pactual, for 9 years, he was a Managing Director and partner of Banco BBM Investimentos as well as CEO of its insurance affiliate. Luís Cláudio was a Board Member of BOVESPA for two terms and member of the Advisory Board of Securitas Capital, the private equity arm of Swiss Re.

Luís Cláudio holds a degree in Civil Engineering from PUC-Rio and master’s degree in Systems and Transportation Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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