Felipe Montoro Jens received his Bachelor degree from Getulio Vargas Foundation. Following this accomplishment, he earned his Masters degree from The American Garvin School of International Management (USA).
During his professional career, he has worked in both the public sector and the private sector. He has held prestigious positions in various companies across Brazil and has garnered influence in the realm of public infrastructure. His proponents refer to him as an expert.
Check out some of his credentials, they are quite impressive:
- Chief Executive Officer of a major securities company in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Terna S.p.A. (Enel Group S.p.A.) project development and structured finance manager
- Enron: international structured finance division
- Pricewaterhouse-Coopers: auditing and consulting divisions
- He sits on the Board of Directors as Chairman of Concessionária do Centro Administrativo do Distrito Federal S.A.
o They handle the operation, construction, and maintenance issues of the administrative center. They are stationed in the Federal District of Brasilia, Brazil.
- Director of Santo Antônio Energia S.A.
o They handle energy and maintenance of the Santo Antônio hydroelectric plant. They earned the contract to build the plant and generate hydroelectricity for the entire city of São Paulo, Brazil.
- Director of Braskem S.A.
o Chemical company that produces and sells thermoplastic resins. April 30, 2010 to August 27, 2013.
- Director of Concesionaria Trasvase Olmos S.A.
o Trasvase of the Olmos project (water irrigation systems in Brazil). He managed the issuance of funds and oversaw the successful implementation of the project.
Of the Brazilian water irrigation system, and possible improvements, Jens has voiced his professional opinion that the lack of water is the main cause of funding for infrastructure projects by public companies. Public companies are willing to fund these projects, but there must be a system of checks and balances to ensure efficient use of the funds.