Estevan Taguchi is a Managing Director at GEF Capital Partners. He is based in São Paulo, and joined GEF Capital Partners in 2019. Mr. Taguchi is responsible for sourcing, structuring and managing investments in Latin America.

Prior to joining GEF Capital Partners, Mr. Taguchi was a partner at Angra Partners. While at Angra, he led M&A transactions and served on the board of several portfolio companies, including Cattalini Terminais, Rocha Terminais, Estre Ambiental, Dock Brasil, LATTE and CBPB. Prior to joining Angra, Mr. Taguchi worked at Monsanto, Value Partners and Bank of America in the Investment Banking division.

Mr. Taguchi currently serves on the board of directors of Lar Plasticos, Clean Medical, HCC and Valorgás.

Mr. Taguchi received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (POLI-USP) and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.