Brazil
Rua Deputado Heitor Alencar Furtado, 3415,
Edificio Montelig - 4o andar
Campo Comprido
Curitiba - Paraná, 81200-528,
Brasil
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Astor Luft

Director, Latin America

Brazil
Rua Deputado Heitor Alencar Furtado, 3415,
Edificio Montelig - 4o andar
Campo Comprido
Curitiba - Paraná, 81200-528,
Brasil

As Director, Latin America, Astor leads a team of analysts, researchers, and support staff based in Curitiba, Brazil. He is responsible for maintaining IPA’s strong relationships with its existing global and local clients in the region and forging new partnerships with owner companies in the mining, oil and gas, chemicals, consumer goods, power, and infrastructure industries.

Since joining IPA in 2008, Astor has conducted project evaluations for numerous IPA clients in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Because he is specialized in petroleum exploration & production project evaluations, he was the Client Engagement Leader responsible for two major E&P clients in Europe and Brazil for many years. Astor has conducted several megaproject evaluations for the petroleum refining and mining industries and has participated in project site and system benchmarkings. Prior to coming to IPA, Astor worked for ExxonMobil as a procurement quality assurance analyst.

Astor received a specialist degree in Project Management from the FAE Business School in Curitiba, Brazil. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the UFPR in Curitiba, Brazil.

 

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