We get our
hands dirty.

Our team is complementary,
passionate and highly engaged
with the companies we work with.

Bernardo Garcia

Founding Partner

Bernardo is a founding partner at Shift. He worked in private equity at Pátria Investimentos, the largest PE fund in Brazil, and in the M&A division of Cypress Associates, major advisory firm based in São Paulo. Bernardo holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Fernando Jamra

Founding Partner

Fernando is a founding partner at Shift. Prior to Shift, he worked in the M&A division of Credit Suisse Hedging-Griffo, where he led several middle-market transactions and was an angel investor. Fernando holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) - where he was the founder of FGV Finance Club - and Mannheim University in Germany.

João Paulo Maia

Founding Partner

João is a founding partner at Shift. He worked in the investment banking division of BofA Merrill Lynch, advising on M&A, ECM (IPOs and follow-ons) and DCM for iconic companies such as Hermes Pardini, Camil, Caixa Econômica and Carrefour Brasil. João holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Henrique Joppert

Investments

Henrique is part of Shift's investment team. He worked in Equity Research in Global Emerging Markets division at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Henrique holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

Felipe Coser

Investments

Felipe is part of Shift's investment team. Prior to joining Shift, he worked in the investment banking division of BTG Pactual. Felipe pursues a bachelor’s degree in Business from Insper.

Maurício Grin

Investments

Maurício is part of Shift’s investment team. He has thrived the startups ecosystem while in his course through the Food Industry, in Roots to Go and Pink Farms vertical farms. Maurício holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)

Thiago Caruso

Investments

Thiago is part of Shift’s investment team. He pursues a bachelor’s degree in Business from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

Gabriel Curcio

Investments

Gabriel is part of Shift’s investment team. He pursues a bachelor’s degree in Business from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

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