Founder and Business Development Director @ Práxis Socioambiental (2006 - 2017)
Founded Praxis Socioambiental to develop social impact, environmental, CSR and sustainability solutions for public, private & non-profit organizations in Brazil.
Business development (including client acquisition, pricing, negotiation and P&L).
Strategic planning and key clients/partners management from executives and local governments to small farmers, natives, women and youth groups in low income communities.
Consulting for multinational companies in the steel industry, real estate, energy, housing, infra-structure development and foundations to implement sustainable supply chain programs, local community development enterprises and social impact projects.
Implemented local programs to create learning opportunities and income for vulnerable communities in several regions of Brazil.
Responsible for project management, conflict mediation and community building in the field in the first 5 years of the business.
Yearly revenue around $200K (50% growth in the past 3 years).
20,000 people directly impacted with initiatives that improve income, environment and life quality.
Certified as a B Corporation in 2016 (only 60 companies in Brazil are certified).