Andreas Robert Beyersdorf has been rendering consulting services to foreign investors in Brazil for over twenty years, being an associate with international financial institutions (Banco Sudameris, Banco Safra) and law firms (Florence, Pinheiro Neto, Araújo e Policastro), with a focus on financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and project finance. He graduated from the University of São Paulo – USP – Law School, concentration area Business Law. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association and of the São Paulo Lawyers Association and a former member of the Junior Chamber of the Brazilian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He has served as Secretary of the Board of Directors for Brazil of the World Wildlife Fund – WWF International and of the Brazilian-German Legal Studies Society – SEJUBRA. His native language is Portuguese and he is fluent in English and German.