Management Team

Blake A.H.
Blake worked for a US investment bank for 5 years in both investment banking and private equity / merchant banking. Blake co-founded the company in 2004 and joined in a full-time capacity in January 2006.

F. A. da Costa
F. A. da Costa was a harbor pilot in Rio de Janeiro. When he passed the pilot's exam in 1975 at age 25, he became the youngest ever harbor pilot in Brazil. He has been a partner and director of a harbor and supply tugboat business for more than 10 years.

C. A. Branco
C. A. Branco is a petroleum engineer with post graduate work from Aberdeen, Scotland. He has worked as a consultant to the oil industry for over 20 years and has close relationships with all major E&P operators in Brazil, including Petrobras, Exxon, and Shell.