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Andrea Guatelli
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Andrea Guatelli

Andrea Guatelli is a general counsel with an extensive background in International Relations and Pharmaceutical matters. She has been working in the Life Sciences area for over 15 years, being responsible for all legal matters involving international partnerships, Science & Technology regulation, Government Relations (OPAS, PNI, ANVISA, WHO, NHI), and also Compliance policies, audit processes and practices (incl.FCPA, GDPR, LGPD).

Andrea is a Lawyer with a specialization in international law at the University of São Paulo, and also at the Université du Quebec/CA. She comes from a background as the Legal Director at the Butantan Institute with an extended period of professional qualification that earned her international recognition. From the current role, she has been providing legal advice for national and international biotech companies, in the ANVISA sanitary regulation, IP and R&D matters.

 

Phone Number: (11) 98325-18
Jan Jarne
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Jan Jarne

Jan held several executive positions with major US and UK banks and was Director of International of Banco Itau. He co-founded Brazil’s second-largest trading company with mining and metals operations and developed Brazil’s first concession of hydropower self-producers.

Subsequently, he founded Invest Partners, a cross-border M&A and private equity investment advisory boutique, having also participated in Government’s privatization program and the country’s largest bankruptcy reorganization.

Holds M.B.A. from Thunderbird Global School of Management and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and is Consul General Emeritus of Finland in São Paulo.

 

Phone Number: (11) 98346-3639
Email Address: jjarne@finncham.org.br
João Augusto Rodrigues
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João Augusto Prodrigues

 

João Augusto is an expert in Retail, executive of the Líder group, partner of Rio das Flores EP Ltda., partner of the São João holding e Participações Ltda., economist graduated from the University of the Amazon, a specialist in Price Management by Provar / USP, holds an MBA from FGV / RJ in Business Management and Marketing, Honorary Consul of Finland PA / AP, President of the

Association of the Consular Body in Pará, Master (MSc) in Natural Resources and Local Development in the Amazon by NUMA /UFPA and PHD in Administration from the PPAD of the University of the Amazon – UNAMA. Researcher at the Gesdel Research Group – Local Management and Development – UNAMA / Brazil.

 

Phone Number: (91) 8417-4777
Email Address: jar@magazan.com.br
João Bordon
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João Bordon

Career civil servant and policy specialist with 10+ years of experience in public policy-related fields across different industries. Brazil-based Senior Advisor of Business Finland.

Certificate in Governability, Political Management, and Public Management from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP)/Development Bank of Latin America (CAF). Extension courses at Saint Paul Business School and Aalto University.

 

Phone Number: (021 11) 98942-2882
Marcos Jarne
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Marcos Jarne

Marcos Jarne has more than 15 years of experience in law practice and in business deals (fintech, banking, capital markets, M&A, VC/PE investments).

Marcos has worked in prominent law firms in Brazil (Pinheiro Neto, Machado Meyer) and in Europe (Spain, Italy). His work experience includes the family office and venture capital firm of investors who control international companies (publicly traded and privately held) as well as Nubank, a leading fintech in Latin America.

Law degree from PUC-SP (Brazil) and postgraduate studies in finance at Insper (Brazil). Executive Education at Harvard Law School and at MIT.

 

 

Maxwill Braga
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Max holds a master’s degree in Finland, he studied Education and Globalization at the University of Oulu in 2010-12. He graduated in International Relations from the University of Brasilia. He has experience with facilitation; implementation, monitoring and evaluation of educational programs; management of projects; and team leadership. From 2014-2016 he coordinated the Finnish program muuvit.com in Brazil that reached 20.000 students and 600 teachers.   
 
Also in 2014, he became part of the Lemann Foundation Talents of Education network in Brazil. He is a member of the international community of Art of Hosting Meaningful Conversations. In 2018, he carried out a traineeship as an associated facilitator in the Organizational Performance Group in Connecticut USA. 
 
Currently, Max is the founder of Kaordico Facilitation. He leads AprenDi, which the main service is to co-create learning environments for organizations to improve how to work in a creative and collaborative way using the methodology Diagonal Learning. 
 
Max is also an artist. His heart beats faster for Drama and Theatrical Direction. He is also an amateur in painting and poetry.
 
For him: “… the human being is infinitely creative. It is a pity that formal education provides so little space for experimentation and creativity.”

Phone Number: (41) 9979 89799
Patrick Rajala
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Patrick Rajala

Patrick Rajala is a Brazilian-Finnish associate lawyer at Pinheiro Neto Advogados based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has joined the firm in 2017. Patrick serves local and international clients from different industries and segments on tax consulting and litigation issues. He focuses his practice on tax and social security law issues in administrative and court disputes.

Patrick has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Catholic University School of Law, Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), and is a Member of the Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro.

 

Phone Number: (21) 98227-1981
Renato Pacheco Neto
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Renato Pacheco Neto

 

President EUROCAMARAS-CAE, Chairman EBO-WWN, Honorary Consul General of Sweden, VP Yingke, LatAm BM Alliuris, Legal Affairs Director of Swedcham, Board Legal Advisor of Danish Trade Council.

 

Phone Number: (11) 98145-4395
Email Address: rPacheco@pnst.com.br
Samuli Seilonen
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Samuli Seilonen

Samuli is currently the Area Sales Director for Latin America & the Caribbean at Mantsinen. Master of Science in International Business from the Helsinki School of Economics, Samuli has a consulting background with almost 15 years at Finpro (current Business Finland) in Spain, Portugal and Brazil. He is specialized in developing sales and distribution channels for Finnish companies in the Portuguese & Spanish speaking world.

 

Phone Number: (11) 99875-7662
Sergio Chamone
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Sergio Chamone

Sergio is the Honorary Consul General of Finland in Rio de Janeiro and the Espirito Santo States of Brazil. He is a businessman in the IT sector, with great experience in networking and entrepreneurship. Holds a Master’s degree in Production Engineering and graduated in Electrical Engineer both by PUC-RJ.

He was President of the Nordic Cultural Institute Brazil Finland in the 2011/14 triennium, co-founder and CEO of Logical Systems from 2004 to 2015. Logical was a pioneer in Brazil in the development of mobile Technologies
for Mobile Phones, Smartphones, Tablets for corporate clients. He worked from 1993-2001 at Xerox Brazil, in Quality, Corporate Audit, Product Launch, and Marketing.

 

Phone Number: (21)99190-4664
Thyago Szoke
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Thyago Szoke Medeiros Carneiro

Thyago is a multitasking attorney with experience in a variety of sectors of the economy, such as agribusiness, automotive, civil aviation, beverages, cosmetics, engineering and construction, financial, investments, project consultancy, services, chemical and retail.

He holds a Law degree from Rio Branco, a Marketing degree from ESPM and an M.B.A. from FGV/University of California. Thyago founded his own law firm specialized in Civil, Corporate, Digital, Environmental, Family and International Laws, as well as in Compliance, Contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Succession.

Thyago is also the former Executive Secretary of FinnCham Brazil.

 

Phone Number: (11) 99401-6677
Wilson Andrade
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Wilson Andrade
Businessman and economist, with vast experience in the areas of company mergers and acquisitions, international relations and foreign trade, industry and agribusiness, Wilson Andrade has presided over various sector entities in Brazil and abroad.
Since 2011, he has also focused on the forest sector, on the board of the Bahian Association of Forest Based Companies (ABAF), which takes part in more than 40 different state and national forums, where a constant exchange of information and experiences takes place, contributing towards formulating public and private policies for the continuous development of forest activities.

Phone Number: (71) 98801-3000