Luiz Rodolfo Landim Machado
President, Ouro Preto Oleo e Gas
Mr. Landim is co-founder and controlling shareholder of Ouro Preto Óleo e Gás and a Managing Partner of Mare Investimentos, a private equity firm. He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with postgraduate studies in Business Administration (PMD) at Harvard University (USA) and a specialization course in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Alberta (Canada). He spent 26 years at Petrobras, where he held various strategic positions, including General E&P Manager in different districts, like the Sergipe-Alagoas and Campos Basins. He also acted as Managing Director of Natural Gas in Rio de Janeiro, in addition to other executive positions including CEO of the subsidiaries Gaspetro and Petrobras Distribuidora, owner of the biggest service station network in Brazil.