Marcelo Trindade is a partner at Trindade Sociedade de Advogados and a graduate and professor of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Mr Trindade is an attorney specialising in civil, commercial and corporate law and sits on the board of directors and board committees of Brazilian corporations. Additionally, Mr Trindade serves as counsel and arbitrator in several domestic and international arbitral proceedings. Previously, Mr Trindade served as commissioner and chairman of the Brazilian Securities Commission.