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Luiz Ildefonso Simões Lopes


Executive Chairman, Latin America

Luiz Lopes is the Executive Chairman of Brookfield Brazil where he provides strategic oversight for the region and focuses on building and maintaining senior strategic client and business relationships in Brazil. 

Mr. Lopes was Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Brazil from 2007 to 2017. Prior to joining Brookfield in 1994, Mr. Lopes was Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Magliano CTVM, as well as Managing Director of Fiat Leasing and Banco Fiat. 

Mr. Lopes is a member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Symphonic Orchestra and the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. He also is a member of the International Advisory Board of Fundação Dom Cabral, a world renowned executive education center, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Fundação Getúlio Vargas, a leading academic and research center. Both organizations are located in Brazil.