José de Sá is a partner and director in Bain & Company's Rio de Janeiro office and member of the firm's Oil & Gas practice.
He joined Bain in 2008 and has more than 15 years of experience in management consulting.
José works with the top management of large national and multinational groups in several industries, such as oil & gas, petrochemicals, energy and consumer goods in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Mexico, Venezuela, the United States, Germany, the UK, Spain, South Africa, Angola, Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Benin and Togo.
He has led projects on business unit strategy, alliance/JV strategy, organization and organizational transformation, corporate finance, risk management, portfolio management, decision theory, marketing and performance improvement.
He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Universidade Federal da Bahia (Brazil) and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School at Cornell University (U.S). At the Johnson School, José was Teaching Assistant and a founding member of the Latin American Business Association (LABA).
José has lived for five years in the US and for two years in Chile. He has dual citizenship (Brazilian and French) and is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.
- “Investors urged to work directly with governments on ag policy,” Agri Investor, December 2017, Agribusiness
- “Conquering the Food Challenge through Agriculture 3.0,” Brief, November 2017
- “Full Potential Oil Reﬁning in a Challenging Environment,” Brief, September 2016
- “How Brazil Can Raise the Value of Its Chemical Industry,” Forbes.com, January 2016, Article
- “Developing a National Chemicals Strategy for Brazil,” Brief, October 2015