Alexandre Alvim is a Founding Partner of GEF Capital Partners and co-head of the Latin America investment practice. He is based in São Paulo, Brazil where he focuses on middle-market growth equity opportunities in South America.

Mr. Alvim joined Global Environment Fund in 2015 as a Managing Director before founding GEF Capital Partners in 2018. While at Global Environment Fund, Mr. Alvim led investments in Tecverde, Luminae and ENC Brasil.

Mr. Alvim has over 20 years of experience as an investor, board member and executive with various private equity-backed portfolio companies primarily in the renewable energy, environmental services and technology sectors.  Prior to joining Global Environment Fund, Mr. Alvim was Executive Director of Energy and Business Development with Estre Ambiental (Nasdaq: ESTR), where he led its waste-to-energy and recycling businesses.  Prior to Estre, he co-founded and served as Managing Partner of Greentech Capital, a venture capital firm in the clean tech and renewable energy sectors.  Mr. Alvim has also served as the CEO of Inova International, a Darby Private Equity investment in the Internet sector and as Executive Vice President of Embratel, one of Brazil’s largest telecom operators.  Mr. Alvim started his career as a consultant at Accenture.

Mr. Alvim currently serves on the board of Valorgás, Luminae and Tecverde.

Mr. Alvim received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He has also completed the CEAG course at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP).