Marcelo Crocchi

Managing Director Latin America
Global Head of Energy

Activities

Acquisitions, Investments, Financial Advisory

Industries

Energy, Infrastructure, Mining & Metals, Oil and Gas

Marcelo Crocchi

Marcelo is a senior executive with 20 years experience working in the banking and energy industries in finance, strategy, business development, M&A and corporate restructurings for National and International companies, including roles with the Brazilian Bank Itaú, the Italian energy company Enel and the spanish Endesa.

With extensive experience in Infrastructure, O&G and Power projects, Marcelo has a deep understanding of the Latin America markets and business environment, having been closely involved in many transactions and strategic initiatives (business integrations, turnarounds, restructurings and growth) in the region during the last 12 years. He is Brazilian born and also an Italian citizen.

He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and a MBA with major in Corporate Finance and Energy, with extensive executive development training including University of Chicago Booth School of Business (US), SDA Bocconi (Italy) and IESE Business School (Spain). He brings to our team a global business culture and an in-depth business experience of Latin America infrastructure and energy sectors.

Marcio Machado

Partner
Head of Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals Latin America

Activities

Acquisitions, Investments, Financial Advisory

Industries

Infrastructure, Energy, Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals

Marcio Machado

Marcio Machado has 20 years of professional experience in the areas of Business Development, M&A, Corporate Strategy, Business Planning, Marketing and Engineering. From his 20 years of experience, 15 of them were in managerial positions, including taking part of Board of Directors.

Marcio worked in some of the most important groups in Brazil, as Invepar S.A., Braskem, Renova Renewable Energy, Suzano Pulp and Paper and Ocyan. In the Engineering area, he has worked for Technip and Shlumberger acquiring international professional experience.

He graduated Chemical Engineer, has an MBA in Oil & Gas businesses and took part of Advanced Management programs. He is known for his skills in Business Development and M&A, being responsible for closing relevant transactions, adding up R$ 20 billion in equity value.

Erik Sardain

Partner
Head of Marketing Services

Activities

Marketing Services

Industries

Mining & Metals, Energy, Infrastructure

Erik Sardain

Erik is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience acquired in the commodity space, with managerial positions in the finance and the mining & metals industries.

His most recent corporate experience is with mining giant BHP in Singapore, where he was heading the global marketing research and analysis for iron ore. Prior to joining BHP, Erik worked as Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager for major financial institutions in Europe, Asia and North America, with a focus on mining & metals, chemicals, oil & gas and industrials. Erik spent more than fifteen years in Asia and has been involved in many projects in China, India and Southeast Asia.

He is a Canadian, Swiss and French citizen. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and a Masters Degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies of Geneva (Switzerland). He brings to our team a global industry knowledge, combining corporate and financial perspectives.

Maxim Holcroft

Partner
Head of Business Development Asia-Pacific

Activities

Commercial Solutions, Business Development

Industries

Energy, Mining & Metals, Infrastructure

Maxim Holcroft

Maxim is a senior executive with vast international experience in business development, sales & marketing, strategy, planning, and general management. Dedicated to identifying and reacting to growth opportunities in multiple industries, with a pedigree from the Australian Military, and a proven record of success in business development and operational management. Max leverages practical experience gained from government and private industry to develop initiatives and solutions aligned with business and reputational priorities.

He has extensive networks and connections in investment firms, family offices, private equity and funds globally. He is Russian born and also an Australian citizen. He holds a Bachelor in Arts, with extensive executive development training including the Royal Military College (Duntroon), with post graduate qualifications in Integrated Risk Management and Operations.

Maxim brings to our team a commercial understanding of complex solutions and applications in the Energy, Mining & Metals and Infrastructure sector.

Marcelo Matos

Strategic Advisor
Mining & Metals Asia-Pacific

Activities

Acquisitions, Divestitures, Transaction Advisory, Commercial Solutions

Industries

Mining & Metals, Energy, Infrastructure

Marcelo Matos

Marcelo is a senior executive with over 20 years experience in international business in areas such as business development, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and sales, strategic planning, and project development.

He has a long and successful career in the mining and metals sector, and has lived in Brazil, China, Singapore and Australia. He is currently the Chief Commercial Officer for M Resources, a Brisbane based company involved in investments, marketing, and trading with focus on metallurgical coal. He has also had a long career with diversified mining giant Vale, and his last role with the company was as global Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for one of the commodity product groups, and was also the Managing Director and Country Manager of their Australia group of companies, responsible for operations and projects in the Queensland and New South Wales.

Marcelo is Brazilian born and also an Australian citizen. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons) and a MBA with major in Corporate Finance, with extensive executive leadership development training including in MIT (Boston) and in IMD (Lausanne). He brings to our team a wealth of international and cross-cultural business experience.

Amilcar Teixeira

Strategic Advisor
Mining & Metals - Americas & Africa

Activities

Acquisitions, Divestitures, Transaction Advisory

Industries

Mining & Metals, Infrastructure

Amilcar Teixeira

Amilcar is a senior executive with over 40 years of experience working in large mining and metals companies. He has extensive experience in Strategy, Business Development, M&A, Project Coordination, Due Diligence Investigations (DDI), Market and Feasibility Studies, for National and International companies, such as Vale, Gerdau, Mitsubishi, JFE Steel, Tata Steel and Rio Tinto.

Amilcar has experience in leading large teams and complex transactions, such as M&A Projects for Vale, including MBR, FERTECO, SAMITRI/SAMARCO, Bahrein Pelletizing Plant (GIIC) and Moatize Coal Project in Mozambique, as well as other important M&A processes in Hydro Power and Steel Making Plants in Brazil and abroad, mainly in the Americas and Africa.

He is Brazilian born and holds a Bachelor in both Metallurgical and Production Engineering. He brings to our team a global business culture and an in-depth business experience of Americas and Africa mining and metals industries.

Batista Gigliotti

Strategic Advisor
Retail & Consumer - Americas

Activities

Acquisitions, Investments, Financial Advisory

Industries

Consumer Goods & Services

Batista Gigliotti

Batista has 38 years of business development experience working for multinational companies (Burger King, Yum! Brands, Diageo) and at large national companies (Odebrecht, Camargo Corrêa, Planconsult), including 30 years dedicated to franchising systems. He was responsible for launching the Burger King brand in Brazil; and, supporting franchisors and business consultants in several American and European countries.

Batista teaches at the ABF; at FEA-USP-SP; at FIA-SP; at Anima-SP; at Belas Artes-SP and at ESE do Sebrae. He is a PhD student at FEA-USP and has a Master in Science (MSc) degree in Business Strategy and a Global Executive OneMBA degree from FGV, São Paulo – Brasil, Tecnológico de Monterrey (EGADE) Monterrey – Mexico; The Kenan-Flagler School of Business at Chapel Hill, NC – USA; RSM Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and CUHK) Hong Kong.. Also, graduated in Civil Engineering from E.E.Mauá - Brasil.