Ana Paula Montanha


Based in the firm’s Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices, Ana’s experience in Latin America includes successfully implemented projects for a broad range of industry segments in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, and Mexico. Throughout her career, she has developed a deep knowledge of multiple sectors with an emphasis on senior-level roles. Ana’s market expertise includes Space & Defense, Advanced Technology, Energy, Luxury, Financial Services & Private Equity, and Professional Services.

She participates in the Industrial and Venture Capital & Private Equity Practice Groups and leads Jobplex’sefforts in Space & Defense, Advanced Technology, Energy and Private Equity throughout Brazil and Latin America. She is also a member of the CFO, Board and CEO Practice Groups.

Ana’s knowledge of the Brazil and in Latin America markets result from her work as senior executive and partner of her own management consulting company. Prior to joining Jobplex, Ana served in a private equity start-up as Latin America and Caribbean Director. She also served as Regional Director at a leading Brazilian retained executive search and has almost 20 years of experience working across diversified industries such as Energy, Telecommunications, Cargo Insurance and Advanced Technology across arenas that include Finance, Strategic Planning, Sales & Marketing, Channels Management and Business Development.

Ana holds an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School, a Post Graduate degree in Marketing from FundaçãoGetúlioVargas, and a bachelor degree in Economics from UniversidadeFederal do Rio de Janeiro. She is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish, with a knowledge of basic German.