Managing Director, Head of Brazil, Warburg Pincus
Piero Minardi serves on EMPEA’s Board of Directors and its Latin America Council. Piero Minardi is based in São Paulo and joined Warburg Pincus in 2014. Previously, Mr. Minardi was a Partner in the Private Equity Group at Gavea Investimentos, a private investment company, from 2006 to 2014. Prior to that, he was Head of Private Equity, South America Southern Cone at Darby Overseas Investments, Principal of Private Equity at Baring Private Equity Partners and AIG Capital Partners, and Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at Bunge International/Santista Alimentos. Mr. Minardi has also held senior positions at Banco Pactual, McKinsey & Company and Accenture. He served as a Director on the boards of 15 public and private companies. Mr. Minardi has also served as a Board member of EMPEA (Emerging Markets Private Equity Association) since 2012. He holds a B.S. in mining engineering from Escola Politécnica USP, São Paulo, and an M.B.A. from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.