JAN JARNE –  Chairman of the Board

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 country’s largest bankruptcy reorganization. Holds M.B.A. from Thunderbird Global School of Management and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from University of Massachusetts, and is Consul General Emeritus of Finland in São Paulo.