Chief Engineering Technology & Innovation Officer, Petrobras
Carlos Travassos has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and 37 years of experience in the market, of which 4 years at Arsenal of the Navy in Rio de Janeiro, working in shipbuilding, and 33 years at Petrobras, having occupied several leadership positions with passages in the Executive Boards of Exploration and Production and Production Development, acting in Brazil and abroad, both in operational and managerial positions. He worked in the implementation of structuring programs in the areas of engineering, contracting, construction, commissioning and pre-operation, and was responsible for the delivery of several units and for the design of new FPSOs focused on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. In the downstream segment, he was responsible for the implementation of projects in the main refineries in the country, working in the areas of processing and natural gas, hydrotreatment units, refinery expansions and revamps. As Deepwater Executive Manager, he was responsible for the management of the Campos Basin and Espírito Santo business units, along with the complementary development of the fields in these units. As Executive Manager of Surface Systems, Refining, Gas and Energy (SRGE), he was responsible for engineering projects and the implementation of major capital investment works in the areas of Exploration and Production, Refining, Gas, Energy and Logistics. He currently holds the position of Chief Engineering Technology and Innovation Officer being member of the Executive Board of Petrobras.