Igor Cornelsen is a well-known investment officer in Brazil who was born on October 4th, 1947.Igor is an alumnus of Federal University School. Initially, when he joined the university he was studying engineering then later he realized he had no true passion for the course, and he joined the school of business to study economics in the same school. Note that Igor did not quit his engineering course. Studying economics was his interest, and he exploited his talent and love for business, and this marked the start of his success in the business field.
After completion of his studies in the year 1970, Cornelsen was employed with a bank in Brazil as an accountant to calculate compound interest rates since computers and calculators were not common by then. This was a common job for many engineers that time as they were conversant with the math and this job equipped Igor Cornelsen with accounting and some business skills. He worked excellently and later got a job in Rio as an investment banker. His work was remarkable, and he got a promotion Multibanco where he was a member of the Board of Directors. Two years later, Igor was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Igor Cornelsen later joined Unibanco, a leading investment firm by then and worked there for eight years and later went to Libra Bank PLC. After working with this company for some years, Igor moved to Standard Chartered Bank, and there he was a board member. Working in this firm opened his mind, and he came up with a business idea.
Cornelsen left standard Chartered Bank and started his investment firm which offered similar services to those of Standard Chartered Bank. He still works an investment manager, and at the same, he effectively operates his company.