Vanessa Brenneke

Job Title Executive Director
Country Brazil
Current Employer CAF Brasil

Vanessa Brenneke has been working at CAF Brasil (www.cafbrasil.org.br) since its inception in 2013, becoming Managing Director in 2016. CAF Brasil is a voluntary, self-regulatory body sponsored by B3, the Brazilian Stock Exchange, ANBIMA – Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Markets Entities and IBGC - Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance.

From 2009 and 2011 Vanessa implemented and run the cooperation agreement established between CVM, the Brazilian Securities Exchange Commission and ANBIMA, the Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Markets Entities. The CVM-ANBIMA agreement was created to speed-up the registration process of public offers of certain debt and equity securities.

She worked at Bradesco’s Capital Markets Legal Team between 1998 and 2001, and then became the Head of Banco Bradesco’s Capital Markets Legal Team until 2007. She also worked for various Brazilian law firms.

Vanessa attended in 2015 the specialized training program on enforcement and interpretation of the Takeover Code offered by the UK Takeover Panel to its new secondees. In 2010 Vanessa attended the SEC training program directed to securities regulators.

Vanessa holds a Masters Degree in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo, with thesis on Self Regulation in the Brazilian Securities Market: Details, Patterns and Models (2016). She also has a MBA (2006) and post-graduate specialization degree in Financial and Capital Markets Law (2000) from Insper and a LLB from the University of São Paulo (1994).