Andre SalesPartner at Patria
Andre Sales – Managing Partner at Patria, CIO of the Infrastructure Group, responsible for the Infrastructure group’s investments and day to day activities, and member of Patria’s Management Committee. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Sales acted as Co-CEO of ERSA (investment from Patria’s Infrastructure Fund I). Mr. Sales joined Patria in 2003, and until 2006, was a director at Patria’s M&A Advisory Group. Prior to joining Patria, Mr. Sales was a senior manager in the energy arm of Vale. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Sales was a senior associate in the Infrastructure Department of BNDES. During that period, Mr. Sales was a leading participant in the federal government’s Energy Crisis Committee. Mr. Sales also worked for 4 years at J.P. Morgan in São Paulo and New York in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Group. Mr. Sales holds a B.S. in Production Engineering from Escola Politecnica de São Paulo (USP).