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Sergio Brandão


Sergio Brandão joined Actis in 2013 and focuses on investments in the energy sector in Latin America. Previously, he was Co-Manager, Co-Fund Manager, Partner, and Key Person at Rio Bravo Venture Partners Ltda. Sergio has over 25 years of experience in development, management, investments, and exits for energy entrepreneur projects. Previously, he was the President at Skanska Infrastructure Development do Brasil.

Sergio worked at Unocal and the AES Corporation, and for a decade at Royal Dutch Shell plc in the United States and Europe and earlier in his career, in the Netherlands and Brunei. He has worked as an Engineer and investor throughout the energy value chain.

Brandão holds an M.B.A. from IMD – International Institute of Management Development, a Master’s degree in Energy from Strathclyde University, and a degree in Mechanical Engineering from FEI – Industrial Engineering Faculty (Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial).