Mario Mafud is a Vice President at GEF Capital Partners. He is based in São Paulo, where he is responsible for sourcing and structuring investments in Latin America.

Prior to joining GEF Capital Partners, Mr. Mafud worked at Global Environment Fund, which he joined in 2014. While there, Mr. Mafud was responsible for overseeing a number of portfolio company investments, including AGV and Luminae.

Prior to joining Global Environment Fund, Mr. Mafud was part of the corporate finance team at Voga, a boutique M&A advisory firm which was acquired by Banco Indusval & Partners in 2013. Following its acquisition, Mr. Mafud worked on the team responsible for structuring the Investment Banking franchise at BI&P.

Mr. Mafud currently serves on the board of Prosolus.

Mr. Mafud received a B.S. in Production Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (São Carlos – SP) and also completed graduate coursework at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), and is an MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School.