Diogo Canteras, CEO and Director – Partner of HVS Sao Paulo, is an engineer by qualification, having received a degree from Universidade de São Paulo, with specialization in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). He has worked in the field of hotel development with companies such as Caesar Park and Atlantica in the past, in addition to teaching Hotel and Tourism Projects Development at FGV for eight years.
Canteras brought HVS to Brazil in 1999. In 2007, he structured and implemented the Maxinvest Hotel Fund, currently managed by Banco BTG-Pactual and HotelInvest, which has become Brazil’s most profitable Real Estate Investment Trust. In addition to his role with HVS, he presently coordinates the Advisory Board of the Best Practices Handbook for Development of Hospitality Properties for Private Real Estate Investors from SECOVI.