Administration

Board of Directors

Name Post
Fábio Lopes Júnior Member

Business manager from FEA-RP/USP (School of Economics, Business and Accounting of the University of São Paulo). Mr. Fábio Lopes has a 25-year experience as an executive, cumulating over 18 years of experience at Grupo Ouro Fino, as CFO and IRO. He headed finance and strategy projects, coordinated the Company’s IPO process, also worked on merger & acquisition projects, new business development, and implementation of financial and corporate governance strategies.

Fábio Venturelli Member

Mr. Venturelli holds an undergraduate degree in Production Engineering from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo (1988), an MBA from Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA/FEA) (1991) and INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France (2000). He has amassed over 25 years of experience in the fields of corporate management, global business management and commercial management in the chemicals and plastics industry, acting in both national and international companies. His career began at Dow Chemical, during the 1989-2007 period, where he held positions both in Brazil and in the USA, among which the functions of Global Business Officer and Corporate Strategic Development Officer. At present, Fábio Venturelli occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer at the São Martinho Group (comprising São Martinho S.A, São Martinho Energia S.A, Companhia Bioenergética Santa Cruz 1, São Martinho Logística e Participações S.A, Vale do Piracicaba S.A., Nova Fronteira Bioenergia S.A., Usina Boa Vista S.A. e SMBJ Agroindustrial S.A.), one of the largest producers of sugar and ethanol in Brazil. Mr Venturelli also acts as CEO and Officer of Nova Fronteira Bioenergia SA., a joint venture between São Martinho with Petrobras Biocombustível S.A., which aims at expanding the ethanol output in the Center-West region, through the companies Usina Boa Vista S.A and SMBJ Agroindustrial S.A. Mr. Venturelli also has a seat on the Board of SMA Indústria Química S.A (São Martinho & Amyris), of Vale Do Mogi Empreendimentos Imobiliários S.A (wholly-owned subsidiary of the São Martinho Group), of Nova Fronteira Bioenergia S.A and of CTC Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A.

Fernando de Castro Reinach Independent Member

Mr Reinach holds an undergraduate degree in Biosciences from the Bioscience Institute of the University of São Paulo (1978), PhD from Cornell University Medical College, New York, USA, spotlighted for receiving the award of the best doctoral thesis in 1984; he also holds a postdoctoral degree from Dr. A.R. MacLeod, Ludwig Inst. Cancer Res., Medical Research Council Centre, in Cambridge, England (1986); and a master’s degree in Histology and Embryology, from the Bioscience Institute of the University of São Paulo (1980). His academic education also stands out for his postgraduate degrees from the Dept. Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, and from Dept. Cell Biology and Anatomy, from Cornell University Medical College. He acted as Lecturer at the Chemistry Institute of the University of São Paulo, as a Full Professor at the Histology and Embryology Dept. of the University of São Paulo, and of the Biochemistry Dept., also of the University of São Paulo. Furthermore, Mr Reinach worked at the Biotechnology Research Fellow, Rockfeller Foundation, USA, from 1990 to 1997; and at the Research Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, from 1997 to 2001. Other highlights in his career include his function as a Member of the Brazilian Science Academy (1998), as the Secretary of Scientific Development of the Ministry of Science and Technology (1999), President of CTNBio – Biosafety Technical Commission (1999), as well as the achievement of an award as Commander of the National Order of Scientific Merit (2002). As for his executive career, Mr Reinach was Executive Officer of Votorantim Novos Negócios, during the 2001-2010 period, and he has acted since 2011 as Partner and Executive Officer of Fundo Pitanga, a venture-capital company. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of TIVIT and of AMYRIS; and he has been an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S/A since March 2015.

Luis Roberto Pogetti Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Pogetti holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, and a master’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA from Getulio Vargas Foundation. Pogetti built a renowned professional career as an executive in the financial industry, and currently occupies the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the following companies: Copersucar S.A., Eco-Energy Global Biofuels, LLC., Alvean Sugar Intermediação e Agenciamento Ltda., the Sugarcane, Sugar and Ethanol Producers Cooperative of the São Paulo State, and CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A. Also noteworthy was his position as a Member of the Advisory Board of Sugarcane Agroindustry Association of São Paulo (ÚNICA) in February 2015; Member of the Board of Directors of Lógum Logística S.A, of the Brazilian Sincrotron Light Technology Association (ABTLus), and Member of the International Advisory Board of Dom Cabral Foundation (FDC).

Mario Lidenhayn Member

Mr. Lidenhayn joined BP in 2009, as Biofuel unit’s CEO, consolidating BP’s presence as a sugarcane ethanol producer. In 2014, he took the office as Biofuel’s global head at BP. Since 2017, he also has been serving as Head of Country – Brazil. Mr. Lidenhayn has 30-year experience in the petrochemical and energy sectors, he held positions in the United Kingdom and Germany in multinational companies. In June 2019, he was nominated Chief Executive Officer of BP Bunge Bioenergia joint venture.

Mario Luiz Lorencatto Member

Mr Lorencatto became CEO of Usina Coruripe in February 2018. Formerly, he acted as CEO for South America of the Lonza Group AG, and held executive positions in agribusiness-related companies – El Tejar Ltd Argentina e Zilor – and abroad, at both Philip Morris/Kraft Foods and Caterpillar. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from FEA/USP, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University – School of Management, USA.

Pedro Isamu Mizutani Member

With over 25-year professional experience in the administrative, financial, and production process areas of the sugar-energy sector, Mr Mizutani began his career at Cosan, one of the largest private conglomerates in Brazil, as a Planning Supervisor. In 2009, he took the position of CEO for the Sugar, Alcohol and Energy Segment of Cosan, as well as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cosan. Currently, Mr Mizutani is the Executive VP for External Relations & Strategy at Raizen Energia S.A, formed by a joint-venture between Shell and Cosan in 2011.

Pedro Wongtschowski Independent Member

Mr Wongtschowski holds a doctorate, a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Escola Politécnica of the São Paulo University. He developed his professional career at the holding company Ultrapar Participações S.A, acting as CEO from 2007 to 2012; at Oxiteno S.A, as Managing Director, from 1992 to 2006; and formerly at Promon Engenharia. Mr Wongtschowski has been a Research Associate for the Technological Management Policy Center of the São Paulo University since 2012. He also acts as Chairman of the Board of Directors of EMBRAPII and of the Member of the Senior Board of ANPEI – Brazilian Association of Research, Development and Engineering of Innovative Companies. He also acts as President of the Industrial Development Studies Institute (IEDI), as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the companies held by Ultrapar Participações S.A, as a Member of the Board of Directors of Votorantim S.A and Embraer S.A, as an Independent Member of the Board of CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A.

Pierre Louis Joseph Santoul Member

Throughout his over 25-year executive career, Mr Santoul has taken important executive positions in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Retail, Operations and Strategic Development, in companies such as Goodyear, McKinsey & Company, Electrolux and Technicolor. He holds a degree from the HEC School of Management, Paris. Currently, he has acted as CEO at Tereos Açúcar e Energia Brasil since early 2015, one of the leading companies operating in the sugar-energy industry in Brazil, the world’s third largest producer of sugar, as well as with a remarkable presence in the food industry, and the supply of sugar, Tereos produces ethanol and electric energy, on a large scale, stemming from the co-generation from sugar cane bagasse.

Rodrigo Correia Barbosa Board Observer

Mr Barbosa has acted as a Manager at AGP/DEACE for the Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES) since May 2018.

Executive Board

Name Post
José Gustavo Teixeira Leite CEO

Mr Leite holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (1984), and completed the Advanced Management Program, from the Kellogg School of Business of the Northwestern University. He has been the CEO for CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A since 2011. Formerly, he acted as CEO for Monsanto do Brasil, Monsanto Canada, Sociedade Israelita Albert Einstein and Avanti Gestão de Recursos Financeiros. Furthermore, he took several positions of ascending responsibility in companies such as Philip Morris and Michelin, in Germany, USA, Canada and Brazil. He acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the following companies: GPC Química, Limagrain Canada Seeds, Canada Crop Protection Institute, Sociedade Israelita Albert Einstein, MDM Brasil, Fosbrasil and Avanti Gestão de Recursos Financeiros.

Viler Corrêa Janeiro Business Officer

Mr Janeiro holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Campinas – Unicamp (1990), and completed the Specialization Course in Industrial Quality Engineering in 1992, also from Unicamp; and an MBA in Business Management in 2010 from Fundação Dom Cabral. With a successful career, he held positions of succeeding importance at the Rhodia Group, where he started as Assistant Production Engineer at Rhodiaco Chemical Ind.; thereafter, he acted as an Assured Quality Advisor at Rhodia Brazil; Process Engineer at Rhodia Asia Pacific; Production Engineer at Rhodia Silices, Process Coordinator at Rhodia Brazil, Industrial Coordinator at Rhodia Silices from 2000 to 2001; Asset Manager at Rhodia Silica Systems America Latina; Senior Commercial Export Manager at Rhodia; IRO at Rhodia Operations; Business Director at Rhodia/Solvay; and Senior Vice President at Rhodia/Solvay. He has been the Cellulosic Ethanol Business Officer for CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A since December 2014.

Rinaldo Pecchio Junior Investor Relations Officer

Mr Pecchio holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Unicamp (University of Campinas), in Accounting from PUC – Campinas, MBA in Finance from IBMEC, updating and management development in the United States with professors from Harvard Business School, Tuck School of Business, and updating and development in Switzerland with professors from IMD – International Institute for Management Development. His professional career began at Arthur Andersen, followed by other companies such as Champion Papel e Celulose Ltda (now International Paper) and Elektro, where he held the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer. He was the Executive Director of Finance and Business Transformations at Tetra Pak, Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations at AES Brasil. Mr Pecchio also held the position of Chief Financial Officer of AES Brasil’s subsidiaries. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of IE Madeira and IE Garanhuns.

Audit Committee

Name Post
José Vitório Tararam Member

Professional experience developed in agribusiness companies, Mr. Tararam has a 20-year experience as an executive officer in the areas of management, finance, controllership, taxes, human resources, internal audit, legal, supplies, information technology. For 10 years, Mr. Tararan served as a fiscal council member of CTC (Centro Tecnologia Canavieira), fiscal council member of Única (Sugarcane Industry Union), council member of Canatec/SP (Sugarcane Technical Chamber), council member of Consecana (Council of Sugarcane, Sugar and Ethanol Producers), council member of Ecologic Park Foundation “Orlando Chesini Ometto”, board member of Cosan Foundation.

Pedro Wongtschowski Coordinator

Mr Wongtschowski holds a doctorate, a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Escola Politécnica of the São Paulo University. He developed his professional career at the holding company Ultrapar Participações S.A, acting as CEO from 2007 to 2012; at Oxiteno S.A, as Managing Director, from 1992 to 2006; and formerly at Promon Engenharia. Mr Wongtschowski has been a Research Associate for the Technological Management Policy Center of the São Paulo University since 2012. He also acts as Chairman of the Board of Directors of EMBRAPII and of the Member of the Senior Board of ANPEI – Brazilian Association of Research, Development and Engineering of Innovative Companies. He also acts as President of the Industrial Development Studies Institute (IEDI), as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the companies held by Ultrapar Participações S.A, as a Member of the Board of Directors of Votorantim S.A and Embraer S.A, as an Independent Member of the Board of CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A.

Flávio César Maia Luz Member

Human Resources Committee

Name Post
Pierre Louis Joseph Santoul Effective Member

Throughout his over 25-year executive career, Mr Santoul has taken important executive positions in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Retail, Operations and Strategic Development, in companies such as Goodyear, McKinsey & Company, Electrolux and Technicolor. He holds a degree from the HEC School of Management, Paris. Currently, he has acted as CEO at Tereos Açúcar e Energia Brasil since early 2015, one of the leading companies operating in the sugar-energy industry in Brazil, the world’s third largest producer of sugar, as well as with a remarkable presence in the food industry, and the supply of sugar, Tereos produces ethanol and electric energy, on a large scale, stemming from the co-generation from sugar cane bagasse.

Matheus Cotta Carvalho Effective Member

Mr. Carvalho was appointed Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Officer of Copersucar in March 2019. Since 2019, he also has been a member of the Human Resources Mentorship Program of Yunus Social Business Brasil. Mr. Carvalho served as advisor of Dom Cabral Foundation (FDC) and Betânia Tanure Associados (BTA) from 2017 to 2019. Also, he was a member of the fiscal council of the Brazilian Foundation of Sustainable Development (FBDS). Mr. Carvalho was a board member of Companhia Nacional de Cimentos (Grupo Brennand) between 2017 and 2018. Mr. Carvalho served as Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Executive Officer at Banco Votorantim S/A from 2014 to 2016. He also served as CEO of the Development Bank of the State of Minas Gerais (BDMG) from 2011 to 2014, as Chief Operations Officer of the Brazilian Service of Support to Micro and Small Companies (SEBRAE) between 2005 and 2010, as Officer at the Technological Center of Dom Cabral Foundation (FDC) from 2003 to 2005, as Chairman of CSN Foundation and Corporate Communication General Manager from 1997 to 2002. Mr. Carvalho served as Special Advisor of Brazil’s Ministry of Labor, between 1995 and 1996, as Assistant Secretary of Economic Politics of the Finance Ministry between 1990 and 1991, as Assistant Secretary of Planning of the State of Minas Gerais and Budget Superintendent of the State of Minas Gerais from 1991 to 1994. Mr. Carvalho holds a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in the city of Belo Horizonte 1982-1985. He completed the following courses: specialization in Economic Theory at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) 1986-1987, Planning and Finance at the Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland 1995, Advanced Management Program at INSEAD-FDC 2008, in Fontainebleau, France, and Executive Course at IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain in 2009.

Pedro Isamu Mizutani Coordinator

With over 25-year professional experience in the administrative, financial, and production process areas of the sugar-energy sector, Mr Mizutani began his career at Cosan, one of the largest private conglomerates in Brazil, as a Planning Supervisor. In 2009, he took the position of CEO for the Sugar, Alcohol and Energy Segment of Cosan, as well as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cosan. Currently, Mr Mizutani is the Executive VP for External Relations & Strategy at Raizen Energia S.A, formed by a joint-venture between Shell and Cosan in 2011.

Mario Luiz Lorencatto Effective Member

Mr Lorencatto became CEO of Usina Coruripe in February 2018. Formerly, he acted as CEO for South America of the Lonza Group AG, and held executive positions in agribusiness-related companies – El Tejar Ltd Argentina e Zilor – and abroad, at both Philip Morris/Kraft Foods and Caterpillar. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from FEA/USP, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University – School of Management, USA.

Mario Lidenhayn Effective Member

Mr. Lidenhayn joined BP in 2009, as Biofuel unit’s CEO, consolidating BP’s presence as a sugarcane ethanol producer. In 2014, he took the office as Biofuel’s global head at BP. Since 2017, he also has been serving as Head of Country – Brazil. Mr. Lidenhayn has 30-year experience in the petrochemical and energy sectors, he held positions in the United Kingdom and Germany in multinational companies. In June 2019, he was nominated Chief Executive Officer of BP Bunge Bioenergia joint venture.

Scientific Committee

Name Post
Fernando de Castro Reinach Coordinator

Mr Reinach holds an undergraduate degree in Biosciences from the Bioscience Institute of the University of São Paulo (1978), PhD from Cornell University Medical College, New York, USA, spotlighted for receiving the award of the best doctoral thesis in 1984; he also holds a postdoctoral degree from Dr. A.R. MacLeod, Ludwig Inst. Cancer Res., Medical Research Council Centre, in Cambridge, England (1986); and a master’s degree in Histology and Embryology, from the Bioscience Institute of the University of São Paulo (1980). His academic education also stands out for his postgraduate degrees from the Dept. Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, and from Dept. Cell Biology and Anatomy, from Cornell University Medical College. He acted as Lecturer at the Chemistry Institute of the University of São Paulo, as a Full Professor at the Histology and Embryology Dept. of the University of São Paulo, and of the Biochemistry Dept., also of the University of São Paulo. Furthermore, Mr Reinach worked at the Biotechnology Research Fellow, Rockfeller Foundation, USA, from 1990 to 1997; and at the Research Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, from 1997 to 2001. Other highlights in his career include his function as a Member of the Brazilian Science Academy (1998), as the Secretary of Scientific Development of the Ministry of Science and Technology (1999), President of CTNBio – Biosafety Technical Commission (1999), as well as the achievement of an award as Commander of the National Order of Scientific Merit (2002). As for his executive career, Mr Reinach was Executive Officer of Votorantim Novos Negócios, during the 2001-2010 period, and he has acted since 2011 as Partner and Executive Officer of Fundo Pitanga, a venture-capital company. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of TIVIT and of AMYRIS; and he has been an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S/A since March 2015.

Ganesh Kishore Effective Member

Mr. Kishore has a remarkable background of achievements in the biotechnology area. After receiving a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Indian Institute of Science, he received post-doctorate training in chemistry and biology, also served as Robert A. Welch Fellow at the University of Texas, Austin. Dr. Kishore joined Monsanto Company as a Senior Research biochemist in charge of developing processes for Aspartame synthesis. Thereafter, he headed the development of Roundup Ready technology and agricultural technologies and biotechnology for Monsanto Company. Dr. Kishore was nominated Science Distinguished Fellow, the highest honor conferred to scientists who made relevant contributions for the company, but also in Sciences, and Assistant Chief Scientist of the company. Mr. Kishore won the Queeny Award given by Monsanto Company in recognition of his contribution to developing the Roundup Ready technology. Besides his contributions, as head of Sciences Plant Research in Monsanto, his team developed and sold most of the agribiotech products currently traded in the market. Dr. Kishore played an essential role in the transformation of a chemical product company into a life sciences company and conducted various investments in genomic technologies inside the company. Dr. Kishore retired from Monsanto, after serving as chief executive officer of its nutrition and consumer products division. He left DuPont in 2007 to join Burrill & Company. Currently, Dr. Kishore is MLSCF CEO and a board member of Gevo.

John William Pierce Junior Effective Member

Currently BP bioscience head, Mr. John William Pierce Junior was vice-president of Research and Development and Applied Biosciences at DuPont, and a founding member of the Society of Biological Engineering, Global Agenda Council for Emerging Technologies of the World Economic Forum and the World Council on Industrial Biotechnology. He is also a member of the board of directors of BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge, and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center – biofuel research consortia supported by the US Department of Energy.

Marc van Montegu Effective Member

Mr. Montegu was professor and director at the Genetics Laboratory of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Ghent (Belgium) and scientific director at the Genetics Department of the Flandres Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB). Mr. Montegu is chairman of the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB) and Public Research and Regulation Initiative (PRRI).

Patrick Schnable Effective Member

Mr. Patrick S. Schnable has experience in the areas of genetics, molecular biology, genome, and bio-informatics, he also collaborates with researchers in various fields, including agricultural and computing engineering, plant breeding, and statistics. Mr. Schnable is a member elected by the American Association for the Advance of Science, he is an associate editor of PLoS Genetics, president of the American Society of Plant Biology’s Science Policy Committee, and former president of the Maize Genetics Executive Committee. Mr. Schnable holds a degree from Cornell University and received a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Genetics from Iowa State University; thereafter, he completed post-doctorate research in the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, in Köln, Germany. Currently, Mr. Schnable is a professor at ChangJiang Scholar at China Agricultural University, Beijing, and at the Iowa State University, where he is director of the ISU Plant Sciences Institute and ISU Center of plant genome.

Artur Yabe Milanez Effective member
Ericson Marino Effective member

Related Parties Committee

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Fabio Venturelli Effective Member

Mr. Venturelli holds an undergraduate degree in Production Engineering from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo (1988), an MBA from Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA/FEA) (1991) and INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France (2000). He has amassed over 25 years of experience in the fields of corporate management, global business management and commercial management in the chemicals and plastics industry, acting in both national and international companies. His career began at Dow Chemical, during the 1989-2007 period, where he held positions both in Brazil and in the USA, among which the functions of Global Business Officer and Corporate Strategic Development Officer. At present, Fábio Venturelli occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer at the São Martinho Group (comprising São Martinho S.A, São Martinho Energia S.A, Companhia Bioenergética Santa Cruz 1, São Martinho Logística e Participações S.A, Vale do Piracicaba S.A., Nova Fronteira Bioenergia S.A., Usina Boa Vista S.A. e SMBJ Agroindustrial S.A.), one of the largest producers of sugar and ethanol in Brazil. Mr Venturelli also acts as CEO and Officer of Nova Fronteira Bioenergia SA., a joint venture between São Martinho with Petrobras Biocombustível S.A., which aims at expanding the ethanol output in the Center-West region, through the companies Usina Boa Vista S.A and SMBJ Agroindustrial S.A. Mr. Venturelli also has a seat on the Board of SMA Indústria Química S.A (São Martinho & Amyris), of Vale Do Mogi Empreendimentos Imobiliários S.A (wholly-owned subsidiary of the São Martinho Group), of Nova Fronteira Bioenergia S.A and of CTC Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A.

Pedro Wongtschowski Coordinator

Mr Wongtschowski holds a doctorate, a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Escola Politécnica of the São Paulo University. He developed his professional career at the holding company Ultrapar Participações S.A, acting as CEO from 2007 to 2012; at Oxiteno S.A, as Managing Director, from 1992 to 2006; and formerly at Promon Engenharia. Mr Wongtschowski has been a Research Associate for the Technological Management Policy Center of the São Paulo University since 2012. He also acts as Chairman of the Board of Directors of EMBRAPII and of the Member of the Senior Board of ANPEI – Brazilian Association of Research, Development and Engineering of Innovative Companies. He also acts as President of the Industrial Development Studies Institute (IEDI), as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the companies held by Ultrapar Participações S.A, as a Member of the Board of Directors of Votorantim S.A and Embraer S.A, as an Independent Member of the Board of CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A.

Otávio Lage de Siqueira Filho Effective Member

Mr Siqueira holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and in Business Administration from the Unified Education Center of Brasília (UniCEUB). He participated in the entire founding process of Jalles Machado S.A (a sugar-energy agribusiness company located in the city of Goianésia (Goiás State). Mr Siqueira has been the CEO of the company since its creation, although he left his position from 2000 to 2008 to act as Mayor of Goianésia. His public management model was considered a benchmark, which enabled the city to take a prominent place among the Brazilian municipalities that developed the most during the period. Also a benchmark was the Integrated Management Policy implemented at Jalles Machado S.A, leading the company to stand out in the sugar-energy sector and to achieve international recognition. With a strong presence in the representative bodies of the industrial sector, Mr Siqueira holds a position as President of the Advisory Board of the Ethanol Manufacturing Industry Union of the Goiás State (Fieg), Board Member of the Abrinq Foundation, and Member of the Board of Directors for CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S.A since July 2013.

Fábio Lopes Júnior Effective member

Business manager from FEA-RP/USP (School of Economics, Business and Accounting of the University of São Paulo). Mr. Fábio Lopes has a 25-year experience as an executive, cumulating over 18 years of experience at Grupo Ouro Fino, as CFO and IRO. He headed finance and strategy projects, coordinated the Company’s IPO process, also worked on merger & acquisition projects, new business development, and implementation of financial and corporate governance strategies.

Fernando de Castro Reinach Effective member

Mr Reinach holds an undergraduate degree in Biosciences from the Bioscience Institute of the University of São Paulo (1978), PhD from Cornell University Medical College, New York, USA, spotlighted for receiving the award of the best doctoral thesis in 1984; he also holds a postdoctoral degree from Dr. A.R. MacLeod, Ludwig Inst. Cancer Res., Medical Research Council Centre, in Cambridge, England (1986); and a master’s degree in Histology and Embryology, from the Bioscience Institute of the University of São Paulo (1980). His academic education also stands out for his postgraduate degrees from the Dept. Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, and from Dept. Cell Biology and Anatomy, from Cornell University Medical College. He acted as Lecturer at the Chemistry Institute of the University of São Paulo, as a Full Professor at the Histology and Embryology Dept. of the University of São Paulo, and of the Biochemistry Dept., also of the University of São Paulo. Furthermore, Mr Reinach worked at the Biotechnology Research Fellow, Rockfeller Foundation, USA, from 1990 to 1997; and at the Research Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, from 1997 to 2001. Other highlights in his career include his function as a Member of the Brazilian Science Academy (1998), as the Secretary of Scientific Development of the Ministry of Science and Technology (1999), President of CTNBio – Biosafety Technical Commission (1999), as well as the achievement of an award as Commander of the National Order of Scientific Merit (2002). As for his executive career, Mr Reinach was Executive Officer of Votorantim Novos Negócios, during the 2001-2010 period, and he has acted since 2011 as Partner and Executive Officer of Fundo Pitanga, a venture-capital company. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of TIVIT and of AMYRIS; and he has been an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira S/A since March 2015.