Igor Cornelsen is one of the most well-known business people based in Brazil. When Igor was 18 years, he went to the Federal University of Parana to pursue engineering. Getting admission to this institution was challenging due to competition since it was the only school offering engineering in both Parana states and Santa Catarana. At the age of 20, in the same institution, he pursued economics and became the best performer in his class due to his skills in calculating rates. He graduated in 1970, Igor began his career in the investment field when he got a job in a bank. Due to his right skills and talents in the investment sector, he was promoted and joined Multibanco’s board of directors in 1974. Two years later, he became the Chief Executive Officer of the company until when the Bank of America acquired the firm.
Igor Cornelsen later moved to Unibanco, which was among the leading firms until 1985 when he started working at Libra bank PLC, a London Merchant Bank. This opened up new investment opportunities for Igor Cornelsen. He worked in Standard Chartered Bank for seven years as a member of the board of directors and a delegate of his country.
Igor Cornelsen had gained a lot of experiences in the field due to working in the multinational companies. The vast knowledge he had amassed propelled Cornelsen to start his firm where he works till today as the investment manager and providing the same services; he had been giving to the London Merchants Bank. He has a hand in operating his investment fund daily.
According to Igor Cornelsen, his experiences were significant to becoming successful to what he does today. He attributes his growth to focus and commitment. Igor says that being creative is essential in the investment field.