Pedro Parente

Chairman of Brazil

REGION Latin America


Pedro Parente is Chairman of Brazil at General Atlantic and works closely with the Latin American investment team to support its portfolio companies in the country to scale and grow both regionally and internationally.

Pedro was formerly the Chairman and CEO of a leading food company, BRF. Prior to his tenure at BRF, Pedro Parente served as CEO or in other leadership roles at organizations including Petrobras, PRADA Financial Advisory Group, Bunge Brasil and Group RBS. Before his business career, Mr. Parente held several leadership roles in the Brazilian government, including Minister of Planning, Energy and Mining, and Chief of Staff during President Fernando Henrique Cardoso’s term.Pedro has been honored with both civil and military national decorations from Brazil.


University of Brasilia, Electrical Engineering