Maurício is a partner in L.E.K.'s São Paulo office. He leads L.E.K.'s Healthcare practice in South America and is a member of the firm’s Travel & Transport practice.
As the head for L.E.K. healthcare practice in Latin America, Maurício advises payers and providers on a variety of strategic issues, including strategic planning, competitive analysis, marketing effectiveness, healthcare cost-effectiveness and general & administrative (G&A) optimization. He has also supported several pharmaceutical and medical device companies on issues like international expansion, market access, innovation and portfolio optimization.
As a member of L.E.K.'s Travel & Transport practice, Maurício focuses on airlines and new mobility. He has worked closely with leading airlines on issues including alliance planning, loyalty, ancillary revenue, LOPA design, operational improvement, and engine maintenance strategy. He has also worked with several investors on the impact new mobility will bring to industries such as airports, parking, car rental and automotive.
Maurício has extensive experience with private equity funds, having advised over 40 M&A transactions over the last five years. He has a deep understanding of the main drivers for a successful PE acquisition, and he has seen investment theses in a variety of industries, including healthcare, consumer products, building products, agribusiness, business services, general aviation, telecom, technology and infrastructure.
Prior to joining L.E.K., Maurício worked for the Emirates Investment Authority, UAE's federal sovereign wealth fund in Abu Dhabi. He started his management consulting career with McKinsey in 1999 in Spain. He graduated 3rd in his Computer Engineering class from Unicamp (Brazil), and he received merit based scholarships from Fundação Estudar and Instituto Ling in Brazil. Mauricio holds an MBA from Sloan School of Management at MIT (USA), and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
In his free time, he enjoys reading about economy, philosophy, science and psychology. Maurício is married, has two sons, a dog and lives in São Paulo.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil
Graduate: Master of Business Administration, MIT Sloan School of Management