Mauro Cunha

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Areas of Expertise:
  • Accounting and auditing practices
  • Shareholder responsibilities
  • Shareholder rights

Mauro Rodrigues da Cunha is the former CEO of the Associação de Investidores no Mercado de Capitais - AMEC (“the Capital Markets Investors’ Association”), a position which he has held from April 2012 to August 2019. He has been participating on boards of corporations since 1999 – he is currently the Chairman of the Board of Caixa Ecônomica Federal. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee at Eletrobras. Other current mandates include brMalls, Totvs and Klabin. Mr. Cunha became the first independent director on the Board of Directors of Petrobras, nominated by minority investors in 2013. He also participated in the Audit Committee of that company. He has spent much of his career advising and consulting on corporate governance and asset management, holding different positions in companies such as Opus Gestão de Recursos, Mauá Investimentos, Franklin Templeton Investimentos (Brasil) Ltda, Morgan Stanley Asset Management and Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, among others. He also served as Chairman of the Board at the Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa (IBGC), between 2008 and 2010. Mr. Cunha has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1997, and he holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Economics from PUC-Rio. He is a lecturer in courses of Corporate Governance.  Married, 5 children.