Ed Morata

Edvaldo Morata is an entrepreneur and private equity partner with over 30 years of experience in international banking and asset management.

Edvaldo is co-founder of Eneas Alternative Investments, a private equity firm focused on unlocking value in firms located in the Iberian Peninsula, and heading their international operations located in the US. He is involved in investment relations with responsibility over the Americas and direct involvement in the strategic, management and investment processes. Edvaldo was recently appointed the president of Lug Healthcare Technology, an Eneas portfolio company that develops solutions to guarantee safety, efficiency and quality for hospital pharmacies.

He is also the Managing Director of the Perlmutter Institute for Global Business Leadership, associated with the International Business School of Brandeis University. Edvaldo has more than 30 years of experience in corporate and investment banking, brokerage and asset management. He started his career at Citicorp Investment Bank in São Paulo, Brazil, and subsequently worked for ING Bank in São Paulo and the UK, Banco S.R.L. (later American Express Bank S.A.) in São Paulo, and Santander in São Paulo, Hong Kong and the US. Throughout his career he has conducted business with financial, institutional and corporate clients.

Among his most notable achievements is the management of the Brazilian operations of Santander Asset Management, as well as the corporate banking operations of Banco Santander in the USA, where, in both cases, he generated significant improvement in operational and financial results.

Edvaldo has a Master of International Economic Relations Law degree from the Catholic University of São Paulo, and executive education from the University of São Paulo, Harvard, IESE and INSEAD. He speaks Spanish, Portuguese and English.