José is a partner in Bain & Company's Rio de Janeiro office and member of the firm's Oil & Gas practice. He joined Bain in 2008 and has more than 13 years of experience in management consulting.
José has worked with top management of large national and multinational groups in several industries such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, and utilities in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Venezuela, US, Germany, UK, Spain, South Africa and Angola.
José's experience in oil and gas involves projects with NOCs, IOCs and governmental entities in various countries in the areas of E&P, gas, refining, distribution and oilfield services. He has led projects of corporate strategy, business unit strategy, marketing strategy, portfolio and risk strategy, organization and organizational transformation, corporate finance and M&A.
Prior to joining Bain, he worked for three years with the Monitor Group in Brazil, as a partner focused in the Energy, Consumer Goods, and Sustainability areas, where he co-wrote the book "101 Brazilian Innovations". Before that, he worked for four years with A. T. Kearney, co-leading the Energy Practice in Latin America, and for three years with Arthur D. Little, as Chemicals Practice Manager.
He graduated in chemical engineering at Universidade Federal da Bahia in Brazil, and holds an MBA from the Johnson School, Cornell University. At the Johnson School, he was a teaching assistant in financial strategy, and founding member of the Latin American Business Association.
He has lived for five years in the US, and for two years in Chile. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.