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Celso Scaramuzza

CEO

Celso started his career at Simonsen Associados SC. He was Executive Director of Itaú Private Bank until 2013, since the merger with Unibanco, where he worked in the Investment Bank and Consumer Finance areas as well as headed Treasury, amassing 36 years of service in both institutions. He was founding partner of Bozano Investimentos until 2018, member of the Financial Committee of Companhia Siderúrgica Tubarão (CST) and of the Executive Board of the Brazilian Federation of Banks (Febraban), as well as Vice President of both the National Association of Investment and Development Banks (Anbid) and the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association (Anbima). He coordinated Anbid’s Private Banking Commission responsible for self-regulating the activity in Brazil. Celso holds degrees in Business Administration from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and in Executive Management from FEA-USP.

Domingos Pereira Coutinho

Domingos has more than 12 years of experience in the financial markets in the areas of Investment Banking, Corporate Finance and Private Banking, both locally and abroad. He served as Executive Director of BES Group until the end of 2014. In 2015, he founded the multi-family office Conceito Investimentos e Consultoria. Domingos holds a degree in Engineering from the Instituto Politécnico de Santarém – Portugal and has specializations in Finance from the Euromoney Training School in London and Paris.

Gislene Palacio de Barros

Gislene has over 26 years of experience in the financial markets in the areas of financial consulting, Multi-Family Offices and Private Banking. A CVM-accredited Securities Consultant, she began her career in the financial markets in 1992 at Banco Segmento. She was part of the Refran Consultoria team for 11 years, and between 2009 and 2015, served as Middle Office Manager at Grupo BES. She founded Conceito Investimentos e Consultoria in 2015. Gislene holds a degree in Foreign Trade from Universidade Paulista (UNIP).

João Cesar Tourinho

Tourinho has 38 years of professional experience in the financial and capital markets, both at the local and international levels. Over the past 20 years, he was founding partner at Mauá Capital, Executive Director at Banco Safra, and Senior Managing Director at Black River Asset Management. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Cyrela Brazil Realty since April 2011. Tourinho holds a degree in Production Engineering from PUC-RJ, an MBA in Finance from IBMEC-RJ and an AMP from INSEAD, France.

Lucas Calazans de Araujo

Lucas has over 10 years of experience in the financial markets. He joined the Conceito Investimentos e Consultoria team in 2015 as a co-head of the Asset Allocation area with expertise in risk assessment and compliance. Lucas holds a degree in Production Engineering from Centro Universitário da FEI and has a Certificate in Financial Markets from Saint Paul CFM.

Oswaldo Cerqueira Dias Neto CFP®

Oswaldo is a CVM-accredited Securities Consultant and Securities Portfolio Manager with over 22 years of experience in the financial markets. He began his career in 1992 at IBM, was a member of the Refran Consultoria team for 11 years, and between 2009 and 2014 was responsible for asset allocation as a strategist at BES Investimentos. He founded Conceito Investimentos e Consultoria in 2015. Oswaldo has a degree in Business Administration from The Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUCCAMP) and has been certified by the Brazilian Institute for the Certification of Finance Professionals (IBCPF).

Samanta Santilli CFP®

A securities and investment advisor, Samanta started her career at Barclays Bank’s broker-dealer in 2009. She worked for four years in the Private Banking division of Banco Espírito Santo and, in 2015, founded the multi-family office Conceito Investimentos e Consultoria. Samanta holds degrees in Financial Management and MBA in Finance from Insper, as well as a CFP® from Instituto Brasileiro de Certificação de Profissionais Financeiros.