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Alvaro Gonçalves

Partner & CEO
Stratus Group

Álvaro Gonçalves is Founding partner, CEO, and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Stratus Group. Formerly, Mr. Gonçalves held the position of MD of Pactual Electra Capital Partners, a private equity fund jointly sponsored by Electra (UK) and Banco Pactual (Brazil). He also served as Chairman of the Brazilian Private Equity Association from 2004 to 2006. In addition to private equity, Mr. Gonçalves has substantial industry experience in C-level executive roles, leading turnarounds, acquisitions and divestitures. He has also served on the board of directors of Brazilian and multinational companies.

Mr. Gonçalves holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from FEI (São Paulo), a postgraduate degree from FGV (São Paulo) and an MBA from IMD-International (Switzerland).

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, FEI (São Paulo)
Master of Business Administration, IMD-International (Switzerland)