Beatriz joined Amadeus in 2020 to work on the emerging market activities of the firm.
Before joining Amadeus, Beatriz was part of the team that launched Actis’s office in São Paulo in 2007. She was the director leading the investments in the Consumer, Retail, Healthcare and Education sectors in Latin America. She also headed Actis’ global efforts in the Education sector, leveraging her education expertise in all emerging markets.
Beatriz led several investments in Brazil, including CNA, an English Language Training company; Cruzeiro do Sul, an in-class and distance learning post-secondary education provider; and Scarlat, a branded cleaning product producer. She was also a member of the deal team for the investment in CSD, a food retail chain. Beatriz served as a board member at CNA, Cruzeiro do Sul and Scarlat.
Prior to joining Actis, Beatriz was at JP Morgan for over four years, first as an M&A analyst and then as a private equity associate based in New York (focusing on Latin America) and in Brazil. After her MBA, Beatriz worked at Johnson & Johnson.
She is a graduate of Fundação Getúlio Vargas and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.