The Brazilian government recently announced that it had entered into a partnership with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development. Edison Carlos is the president of Trata Brazil. Felipe Montoro interviewed Edison. He gave his opinion on the collaboration between the two parties. Carlos said that this was a good move by the government. It would lead to the improvement of services across several sectors. State organizations play a huge role of water sanitation through public funding in Brazil. Carlos explained that the introduction of a private player would aid the public because the parties could work in such a way that they complemented each other.


Government organizations have a lot of experience dealing with these issues. They can approach other companies to develop partnerships that will solve problems. He added that private companies could play a huge role in funding water recycling schemes. He added that their adoption of advanced technology would help in water management and construction of better sewage networks.The president said that the involvement of the private sector would allow public institutions to direct their funds towards other projects.


Felipe Montoro Jens earned his degree in Business Administration from the Getulio Vargas Foundation. He completed his graduate studies at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He started his career at Terne SPA as an executive in structured finance and project development. Montoro joined Enron where he worked in international finance. Montoro was an accountant and consultant of most of the company’s clients at Price Waterhouse Coopers. Montoro’s excellence in business led him to work in companies all over the world. He is a board member at companies such as San Antonio Energia, Fonte Nova, Braskem SA, and Foz do Brasil SA. Montoro was the director of Braskem from April 2010 to August 2013.

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