Legal Director – Litigation Finance
Ana holds an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with her main focus in the field of financial law. She also has a master’s degree in Economic Law from the University of São Paulo, the same institution where she graduated, and a post-graduate diploma in Tax Law.
Ana is an experienced financial lawyer that has been working in the financial markets as In-House Counsel, as well as an Associate to law firms, for over 13 years. She started her career young, focusing on taxation of financial products and corporate transactions before broadening her professional performance to act as a transactional lawyer in derivatives transactions, private and public equity deals, and, most recently, third-party financing of judicial claims.
Within PGMBM, she manages the interaction between the firm and its funders, whilst acting as an in-house transactional lawyer and on the frontline for investor relations.
Outside of work, Ana is devoted philanthropist and sits on the board for the Associação Projeto Gauss endowment fund, which offers scholarships and mentoring for disadvantaged Brazilian students who believe in education as transformational tool.