CEO, PPS Portfolio Performance Ltd.; Consultant, ABRAPP
Everaldo Guedes de Azevedo França is CEO and founder of PPS Portfolio Performance, an investment consultancy focused on institutional investors. He is a consultant for ABRAPP, the Brazilian Association of Pension Funds, which he represents in international events. Before founding PPS, he worked in the Brazilian financial industry and as CFO in Brazil for ECOM Group, a soft commodities multinational trading company. França has been named Investment Consultant of the Year four times by Brazilian Pension Funds. He is a frequent speaker at Brazilian and international events focused on pension and SWF. He teaches finance at MBA programs at FIA in São Paulo and at UniAbrapp, the educational arm for ABRAPP. The co-author of "Risk Management in Pension Funds" (2008) and "Business Finance in Less Developed Capital Markets" (1992), França is also a director for the SP Handball Federation and chairman of the Board for IPREM (São Paulo City Social Security Institute). He holds an engineering degree from the Polytechnic School of São Paulo.