Marcelo graduated from the Federal University of Minas Gerais with a degree in Law.
Marcelo is a qualified lawyer registered with the Brazilian Bar Association. Throughout his decade-long legal career, Marcelo has worked as a solicitor, professor of Tax and Constitutional Law, legal advisor to the Minas Gerais Attorney-General, and executive in-house counsel of an internationally traded energy corporation with more than 150 affiliates.
More recently, Marcelo went into the legal technology industry, leading the international expansion program of a world-renowned British start-up specialised in predictive analytics.
Parallel to his activities in law, Marcelo has co-founded and restructured successful business enterprises in Brazil.