Ricardo Leonel Scavazza

Ricardo is primarily responsible for overseeing all the Latam Private Equity strategy at Patria. Before taking over as CEO & CIO for Private Equity Latam, he served as the Head of Private Equity Strategy in Brazil. Ricardo joined Patrimônio in 1999, became a partner in 2005 and has worked on several new investments and acquisitions for the portfolio companies of Private Equity Funds I, II, III, IV and V. In addition, he also worked as Chief Executive Officer at Anhanguera between 2009 and 2013, and as Chief Financial Officer at DASA, in 2001, and at Anhanguera from 2003 to 2006.

Ricardo holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) and an M.B.A. from Kellogg Scholl of Management, Northwestern University.