Ricardo Soares is a Portfolio Manager of Healthcare Services in the Private Equity Group of Patria Investments. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Brasil Senior Living, an invested firm of Patria Investimentos that he helped to found back in 2013. Prior to joining Patria in 2012, he worked as a General Manager for Vale, a mining company, for more than six years where he was based out of Toronto. Mr. Soares also worked for Angra Partners and Booz Allen & Hamilton. He holds an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Unicamp.