Joaquim Pedro Monteiro de Carvalho Collor de Mello

Managing director of Astor Group, Brazil

Mr. Mello received a B.S. in Foreign Affairs, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He was COO and CEO of a family-owned media conglomerate in Brazil, where he performed a successful turnaround of the group’s companies. He later worked at Venture Capital Company with focus in clean technology as a VP for new investments, where he was responsible for selecting, investing in companies in the early growth stage. Currently, he has been working at the Brazilian office of Astor Group, a M&A firm with focus in the middle market, where he has made partner and managing director in 2012.