Experience and qualifications
Walter joined Apax in 2012 to lead our efforts in Brazil and South America and to establish Apax's office in Sao Paulo which opened in 2013.
Prior to joining Apax, Walter served as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Wholesale Banking at Banco Votorantim, where he was responsible for Commercial Banking and Asset Management among other areas. He was also Partner and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he worked for 13 years with many of Brazil's largest companies across a variety of industries - most recently as Head of BCG Brazil and member of the global leadership group of BCG's Corporate Development area (which includes Private Equity) and Financial Services. Walter began his career in the Corporate Banking Group at Citibank N.A. in Brazil.
Walter holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a degree in Business Administration from FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil, where he graduated first in his class. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Brazilian NGOs Instituto Ayrton Senna and IDIS.