, MBA, BSc Economics
EVP Corporate Development
Bravo Mining Corp.
, Toronto ON, Canada,
Mr Penha holds an MBA (York University, Schulich School of Business), a BSc Economics, (Rio de Janeiro State University) and a Post Graduate Degree in Corporate Finance (Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro). He has over 17 years of experience in Canadian Capital Markets focusing on junior mining companies, including roles in Investment Banking and Equity Research and as an Executive Officer for TSX and TSXV listed companies where he played key roles executing equity raises and going publicly transactions, along with Corporate Development and M&A strategies/transactions.
Mr Penha is a Founder, Director and EVP Corporate Development of privately held 4B Mining Corp., a Brazilian iron ore producer and manganese project developer. He is also an Independent Director for AIM listed Brazilian organic fertilizer producer, Harvest Minerals Ltd and Corporate Development Advisor for TSXV listed Roscan Gold Corp. and AIM listed Jangada Mines plc.
Past Roles include CFO with Canadian listed GK Resources Ltd; Founder & VP Corporate Development, Rio Verde Minerals Development Corp.; VP Corporate Development, listed Aura Minerals Inc.; General Manager Corporate Development, Rio Novo Gold Inc.; EVP Corporate Development, Board of Director and Chairman of Audit Committee, Search Minerals Corp. He was also former Corporate Development and Director of Australian listed fertilizer company Fertoz Ltd, among other advisory roles for companies listed in Canada, UK and Australia.
His experience also includes Vice President, Research and Corporate Development at Tau Capital Corp. in Toronto; Gold Research Associate at both Merrill Lynch Canada and Clarus Securities Inc. and as an Investment Banker at Westwind Partners/Thomas Weisel Partners Canada.
In addition, Mr Penha has worked for nearly 10 years in Corporate Finance in several capital markets institutions based in Brazil. He has also been a Board Member of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) and Chair of its Mining Committee.
Mr Penha is a Brazilian and Canadian national.