Alex is passionate about sports since he was a kid. When he was 5 years old his parents moved to the U.S.A., here he started to participate in Bicycle Cross competitions in New Jersey and won the 8th place in the world competition in Indianapolis. From 10 to 15 years old, back to Brazil, he played the official indoor soccer league for Flamengo, the largest team in Brazil. After growing up in a family with uncles and cousins working in farming and foodservice businesses, Alex developed true passion for healthy food. He is now motivated to use his knowledge and work for a sustainable food chain that can improve people’s lives and bring a safer environment.
Alex has 20+ years of experience in the financial sector and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from PUC-RJ, an MBA in Business Administration from COPPE-RJ, an MBA in Finance from IBMEC and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.