Our Professionals

CGAgeo invests in highly capacitated and experienced professionals. We are a multidisciplinary team with a range of specialized capabilities:
environmental engineering, geology, mine engineering, ecology, biology and environmental law. Our employees are motivated professionals who are committed to company strategies. Our team is prepared to meet the most demanding technical conditions of the market in which we operate.

The CGAgeo management team comprises the following professionals:

Carlos Alberto Cutrim

Geologist
Founding partner
Graduated in Geology from the University of São Paulo (USP), obtaining his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at ESPM School of Advertising and Marketing. Has worked since 1998 at environmental consultancy companies, performing and managing such activities as highly complex environmental audits, investigations and remediation projects. Given his knowledge of business administration, combined with his technical experience, he is well-qualified to put forward uniquesolutions that meet the financial and environmental requirements of clients.

Angélica Gutierrez

Geologist
Founding Partner
Graduated in Geology from the University of São Paulo (USP), obtaining her Master’s Degree in Hydrogeology at USP and a post-graduate qualification in Health and Safety Engineering at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (PECE program). Has more than 14 years’ experience in the environmental consultancy area, developing such activities as environmental audits and investigations of contaminated sites, soil and groundwater remediation and solid waste management. Worked on various projects involving human health risk assessment, combined with mathematical flow and transport modeling. Has performed projects at national and international companies of different sizes and market sectors, for example: industries and construction, fuel and gas distribution, logistics and transport companies, among others. With regard to submittal and approval of environmental projects, she has experience in dealing with government agencies.

André Gutierrez

Geologist
Founding Partner
Graduated in Geological Engineering from the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP) School of Mines and Metallurgy in 1975. Qualified as an Expert Engineer in Exploration and Valorization of Mineral Resources at the École Nationale Supérieure de Geologiein Nancy, France, in 1985. Obtained his Doctorate in Crustal Evolution and Mineral Resources at UFOP School of Mining and Technische Universitat Clausthal, Germany (1996 - 2000). Works on management of environmental investigation and contaminated site remediation projects, as well as mineral survey projects. Experience in planning and operating large-scale mines, ore characterization, quality control and ore treatment, stability control of embankments, spoil heaps and dams, and management of subcontracted companies.

César Verechia

Chemical Engineer
Partner
Graduated in Chemical Engineering from the Mauá School of Engineering (EEM-IMT), obtaining his Master’s Degree in Environmental Technology at the State of São Paulo Technological Research Institute (IPT) and post-graduate qualifications in Chemical Processes Applied to Industrial Projects at the Pro-Engineering and Architecture Institute (IPEA) and Contaminated Site Remediation at SENAC. Has more than 14 years’ experience in the industrial, electrical power and environmental consultancy areas, performing and managing such projects in such areas as: environmental assessment, due diligence audits, investigation and remediation of contaminated sites, licensing of industrial facilities, management of PCBs, wastewater / solid waste management, implementation of environmental (ISO 14001) and quality (ISO 9001) management systems and sustainability. Has recognized experience in audits of environmental management systems, environmental legal compliance audits, administration of master services agreements for management / remediation of contaminated sites and in dealing with government authorities. Has worked at multinational companies in Brazil in the electro-electronics, glass manufacture, power generation / distribution and environmental consultancy sectors.

Monalisa Horvath

Geologist
Partner
Graduated in Geology from the University of São Paulo (USP), obtaining her Master’s Degree in Environmental Technology at the State of São Paulo Technological Research Institute (IPT). Has more than 14 years’ experience in the environmental consultancy area, developing studies and managing projects related to environmental audits, investigation and remediation of contaminated sites and assessment of water resources. Expertise in the use and development of Environmental Information Management Systems andmathematical modeling of groundwater flow and contaminant transport, as well as human health risk assessment studies. Has worked at companies in Brazil and abroadand held the post of lecturer on courses focusing on use of mathematical groundwater modeling techniques.

Alexandre Capellozza

Geologist
Partner
Graduated in geology from the University of São Paulo (USP), obtaining has Master’s Degree (MBA) in Environmental Management and Technologies at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (PECE program). Has worked since 2005 in the environmental consultancy area. Has experience in Contaminated Site Management projects, especially investigation of environmental liabilities (Preliminary Environmental Assessment, Confirmatory Environmental Assessment and Detailed Environmental Investigation), Human Health Risk Assessment and preparation of Intervention Plans for control, recovery and reuse of contaminated sites. Conducts highly complex environmental investigation activities in the field, preparing the respective technical reports, in accordance with the most recent national (CONAMA, CETESB, NBR, etc.) and international (ASTM, USEPA, etc.) standards and legislation. Furthermore, is involved in the performance and management of activities inherent in different aspects of Environmental Management, for example, environmental licensing, audits, assessment and remediation, solid waste management and environmental technologies, as well as development of new projects in the environmental area. Has experience in dealing with government agencies and companies and industries of diverse sizes in the civil engineering, real estate investment, automotive, chemical, petrochemical and energy sectors, among others.

Rubens de Oliveira Jr.

Ecologist
Graduated in Ecology from São Paulo State University (UNESP - Rio Claro), obtaining his Master’s Degree in Ecology at the University of Brasília (UNB). Has more than 20 years’ experience as a consultant in the environmental, health and safety areas, performing projects involving merger and acquisition audits, contaminated site investigation and remediation, environmental licensing, stakeholder engagement, sustainability projects and negotiation with environmental agencies. Has more than 10 years’ international experience, working not only in the United States and Europe, but also such other countries as Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Canada. Fluent in English and Spanish.

Sonia Hermsdorff

Biologist
Graduated in Biology from the University of Santa Úrsula (RJ), obtaining her Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, specializing in Environmental Planning, as well as an MBA in Social/Environmental Management (Infrastructure). Has more than 25 years’ experience in the environmental area, working in the electrical, public and non-profit sectors. During the last 14 years, was responsible for corporate environmental management at companies of the AES Brasil Group. Was responsible for the environmental licensing of generation and distribution projects, new business, regularization and renovation of operating licensesand compliance with license conditions, including environmental and reservoir border programs. Was also responsible for management of environmental liabilitiesand participated in implementation of the AES Group sustainability strategy, corporate management of sustainability report environmental indicators (GRI, ISE, Guia Exame, CDP, PNQ andIberoamericano, among others) and management of climate change and carbon credit projects (MDL). Was lead auditor on EHS audits conducted at national and international AES facilities (Chile, Argentina, Dominican Republic, El Salvador). Was responsible for maintaining and amplifying the AES Eletropaulo Environmental Management System and ISO 14001 certification, through preparation of environmental plans, development of technical studies and documentation and professional training. Coordinated the CETESB Energy Committee Environmental Licensing Work Group.


 

 

CGAgeo Meio Ambiente e Geologia Ltda.
Rua Dr. Luiz Migliano, 1986, CJ 2708
Morumbi - São Paulo/SP
Phone numbers.: +55 11 3739.3379 | 3740.2600
e-mail: contato@cgageo.com.br