Management, Board of Directors and Committees

Management

Name Position See Resumé
Roberto Bernardes Monteiro CEO and CFO see resumé
Mr. Roberto Monteiro has been in the Company since 2014, having held the positions of Chief Operations Officer, in addition to Chief Financial Officer and New Businesses Director, currently cumulated with that of Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations at OGX Petróleo e Gás and Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations for OSX, in the shipping and offshore business. Mr. Monteiro held various previous positions at America Latina Logística – ALL, including Operations Director and Executive Director for Argentina. Mr. Monteiro holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP – São Carlos), and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School.
Francisco Francilmar Fernandes Chief Operations Officer see resumé
Francilmar held several positions since joining the Company, such as Well Engineer, Drilling Manager and Operations Manager. He is a professional with over 16 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry who has actively participated in PetroRio’s turnaround. He was also responsible for the 2016 workover and the successful 2018 drilling campaign, both of which took place in Polvo Field. Before joining PetroRio, Francilmar held the position of Rig Manager at Perbras – Empresa Brasileira de Perfuração. Francilmar has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from UFPB where he also studied Business Administration. He also has specialization in Petroleum Engineering from UNP and an MBA in Project Management from FGV.
George Kassab Investor Relations Officer see resumé
George joined the Company in April 2017, holding the position of Investor Relations Manager until elected as IRO. He has held several senior positions in companies such as White Martins, PwC and was Investor Relations at Wilson Sons before becoming Controller and legal representative for Swire Pacific Offshore in Brazil. George has a degree in Business Administration from PUC-Rio and an MSc. in Economics and Finance from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

Board of Director

Name Position Term see resumé
Nelson Queiroz Tanure Board Chairman until OSM/2022 see resumé
Mr. Nelson Tanure has actively taken part in PetroRio’s management since the Company’s relaunch in 2014, after the successful turnaround that resulted in the country’s largest independent oil company. Mr. Nelson has extensive experience in several turnaround cases in industries such as oil and gas and infrastructure. Mr. Nelson studied Economics in Boston College/IBMEC.
Emiliano Fernandes Lourenço Gomes Board Vice-President until OSM/2022 see resumé
Mr. Fernandes is PetroRio’s Legal, Regulatory and Administrative Director. He joined the Group in 2015 and was an integral part of the turnaround process. He has previously worked at Vesper, Docas Investimentos, Globo.com, and Intelig, where he was Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer. Mr. Fernandes is a lawyer, graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and has a post-graduate degree in Business Law from IBMEC Rio de Janeiro and in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from FGV Rio de Janeiro.
Felipe Bueno Da Silva  Independent Board Member (Effective) until OSM/2022 see resumé
Felipe Bueno da Silva has worked for the past 5 years as the main partner and executive of BX Capital, working in several stressed credit operations, legal fees purchasing, long-term funding within government agencies and buying state and federal court bonds. Mr. Bueno da Silva has also worked with M&A operations and debt restructuring, including that of Oi Telefonia, ZPMC Holdings and BTG Pactual. He is an active investor in local and international markets.
Felipe Villela Dias Independent Board Member (Effective) until OSM/2022 see resumé
Felipe Villela Dias is a partner at Visagio where he works as a specialist in finance and investments. He was a board member at Smiles Fidelidade S.A. He was a partner at Squadra Investimentos for ten years, specialized in civil construction, logistics, aviation and loyalty programs areas. During his tenure at Squadra, he also held the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer at Brasil Brokers Participações S.A. for one year. Mr. Villela Dias holds a degree in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, with a specialization in logistics from Coppead. He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Technos S.A., Santos Brasil Participações S.A., and Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – ELETROBRAS.
Gustavo Rocha Gattass Independent Board Member (Effective) until OSM/2022 see resumé
Economist graduated from PUC-RIO, Gustavo Gattass was a partner responsible for the company analysis team at the investment bank BTG Pactual, and also an analyst responsible for coverage of the oil and gas sector in Latin America at BTG Pactual from 2009 to May 2015. Previously, held the same position as analyst at UBS Pactual (2006/2009), an investment bank. He also worked as an analyst responsible for the coverage of the electricity and sanitation sector for the UBS bank (2000/2006), having worked as an assistant analyst for these sectors for UBS and ICATU banks (1996/2000). Mr. Gattass is a member of the Board of Directors of Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais (Copasa-MG), Omega Geração SA, BTG Pactual, UBS Pactual, UBS and ICATU. Gustavo Gattass was recognized as one of the top three analysts in the sectors covered both in Latin America and in Brazil on several occasions during the last 10 years by Institutional Investor magazine and, with the company analysis team, also recognized among the top three throughout of the last few years..
Marcia Raquel Cordeiro De Azevedo Independent Board Member (Effective) until OSM/2022 see resumé
Márcia Raquel Cordeiro de Azevedo is a partner at Falconi Consultores de Resultado and has worked for more than 20 years as a management consultant in projects in the segments of oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, civil construction, education, entertainment, transportation, third sector, hospitals, telecommunications, dairy and state and municipal governments. Ms. Azevedo teaches Process Management, Routine Management and Results Management courses. She has a business degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with a specialization in organizations and human resources management, and an MBA in finance from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Roberto Bernardes Monteiro Board Member (Effective) until OSM/2022 see resumé
Mr. Roberto Monteiro has been in the Company since 2014, having held the positions of Chief Operations Officer, in addition to Chief Financial Officer and New Businesses Director, currently cumulated with that of Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations at OGX Petróleo e Gás and Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations for OSX, in the shipping and offshore business. Mr. Monteiro held various previous positions at America Latina Logística – ALL, including Operations Director and Executive Director for Argentina. Mr. Monteiro holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP – São Carlos), and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School.

Fiscal Council

Name Position Term See Resumé
Elias de Matos Brito Effective Member until next OSM see resumé
University degree in Accounting, Business consultant in financial, capital markets, corporate, tax areas. Mr. Elias is Court-Appointed Surveyor Accountant of the Court of Rio de Janeiro, working in various Civil Courts and Chambers and Corporation Courts, he is Court-Appointed Surveyor of the Regional Electoral Court of Rio de Janeiro, Expert of the Arbitration Court of CIESP FIESP; Moreover, is member of the Fiscal Council for Profarma Distribuidora de Produtos Farmacêuticos S/A; Mr. Elias was a member of the Fiscal Council of the Jornal O DIA; He was the liquidator of Banco do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (current BERJ); Mr. Elias is professor of finance of graduatecourses in Fundação Getúlio Vargas and IBMEC and is Vice President of the Association of Court-Appointed Surveyor of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Gilberto Braga Effective Member until next OSM see resumé
Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics by Universidade Cândido Mendes Ipanema (UCAM Ipanema). Graduated in Accounting by Universidade Gama Filho (UGF) and Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance and Capital Markets by IBMEC-Rio. Mr Braga is a professor of Controlling and Accounting of IBMEC, UFRJ, UCAM, FGV, PUC, Dom Cabral and others. He is also a Court-Appointed Surveyor of Rio de Janeiro; Business Consultant and Expert of the Arbitration Court of CIESP FIESP; Member of the Fiscal Council of Santos Brasil and Profarma; Finance columnist of O Dia Newspaper and O Globo Newspaper (digital edition); and TV news guest commentator of GloboTV network and Globo News.
Marco Antônio Peixoto Simões Velozo Effective Member until next OSM see resumé
Mr. Marco Antônio Peixoto Simões Velozo has a degree in Economics and Accounting Sciences, with an MBA in Corporate Finance from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – IBMECbb. Mr. Simões has been working since 1989 in the consulting and auditing areas, in addition to teaching Management Accounting and Balance Sheet Analysis at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV. Currently a partner at Vértice Auditoria, he is responsible for the technical area and the audit methodology, in line with the guidelines of the Comitê de Pronunciamentos Contábeis – CPC, the Conselho Federal de Contabilidade – CFC and the Instituto dos Auditores Independentes do Brasil – IBRACON. Previously, Mr. Simões was an audit manager at Arthur Andersen until 1996, when he left the company to found Vértice Auditoria.
Anderson dos Santos Amorim Alternate Member until next OSM see resumé
Holds a degree in Accounting Sciences from the Centro Universitário Plínio Leite and a MBA in Accounting and Auditing – PGCA UFF. . Currently he is a partner of Exato Assessoria Contábil Ltda., office specialized in accounting, auditing, economic consulting, financial and business, developing activities of judicial accounting expertise, extrajudicial expertise, arbitration; technical advice of financial and accounting nature, valuation of companies; and financial advice.
Luis Alberto Pereira de Matos Alternate Member until next OSM see resumé
Graduate in Economics and Post-Graduate in Management and Production Engineering, Masters in Accounting, professor of Financial Administration at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ. Mr. Mattos is partner at Confiance Inteligência Empresarial. He is a Securities Analyst registered at APIMEC; Alternate member of the Fiscal Council at Banco do Brasil; Former manager of Company Monitoring (GEA) of the Brazilian Securities and Exchanges Commission – CVM and former partner of Lopes Filho & Associados, Investment Advisors, responsible for capital market consulting for companies: Klabin, Suzano, Bahia Sul, Grupo Bunge, Portobello, Cia Paulista de Força e Luz, Companhia Petroquímica Camaçari, Fosfertil, Unipar, Cia Força e Luz Cataguazes Leopoldina, Grupo Rede, Josapar, among others. He was also a member of LLM Financial Consulting.
Ronaldo Dos Santos Machado Alternate Member until next OSM see resumé
Mr. Machado holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting sciences from Faculdade de Ciências Contábeis e Administrativas Morais Júnior (Instituto Brasileiro de Contabilidade), Rio de Janeiro and a MBA – ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING from Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF. Currently is a partner at Exato Assessoria Contábil Ltda., an accounting, auditing, economic, financial and business consultancy firm, developing typical activities of an accounting firm, works related to accounting judicial expertise. Professional with over 13 years of experience in the Lundgren Group – Casas Pernambucanas, having held the positions of Financial Analyst, Planning Assistant, Promotion and Advertising Manager and Treasury Manager.