Marcos Castro de Andrade Mello has many years of practice in business and corporate law, especially in corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, incorporations, preparation for IPOs, joint ventures, import and export, real estate projects, among others. His previous positions include the Votorantim Group, Souza Cescon Advogados, Zilveti and Sanden Advogados, Tozzini Freire Advogados and in-house participation in listed companies in Brazil. He graduated in Law at PUC-SP in 2001, concluded extension and post-graduation courses, such as “Capital Markets and Corporate Finance” at FGV-SP (2002), “Taxation in the Financial Market” at FGV-SP (2004), “Corporate Law” at PUC-SP (2008-2009) and other courses on the regulation of the Central Bank for foreign investments. Its differential is to know very well the companies’ legal day-to-day with a broad view on companies’ businesses. He is fluent in English and level B1 in German.