Rodrigo Araujo

Petrobras

Chief Financial Officer & Investor Relations Officer

Rodrigo Araujo Alves is the Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer for Petrobras. He holds an Executive MsC degree with honors from HEC Paris and also an MBA in Finance, a bachelor’s degree in Business and a BA in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Washington, United States; he holds a COSO Internal Control Certificate from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and is Certified in IFRS (CertIFR) by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He also took courses in management and finance at INSEAD, Chicago Booth, Singularity University, Fundacao Dom Cabral, the CFA Institute, and MDT International. Alves has worked at Petrobras since 2007, holding several management positions in the finance function over time and being the Company’s Chief Accounting and Tax Officer before being appointed CFO. He serves as a board member in the Brazilian Association of Listed Companies (Abrasca), was a member of the IASB’s Management Commentary Consultative Group and has served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TBG (Transportadora Brasileira Gasoduto Bolivia Brasil) and as a Supervisory Board member of other companies in the Petrobras group.

Sessions With Rodrigo Araujo

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Balancing Act: Latin American oil & gas future?

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increasingly challenging environment, causing greater focus on ESG issues and quickening the pace of the energy transition. This has had a direct impact on investments in the E&P arena, with investors placing greater scrutiny on traditional oil and gas projects, while encouraging companies to divert capital to more low-carbon pursuits. But even as the energy transition moves forward, Latin America finds itself at the center of some of the world’s hottest exploration plays and best E&P development opportunities, forcing the region’s local governments, NOCs, and regional E&P companies to look for new ways to keep projects profitable in a pressured upstream environment. What does energy transformation mean for Latin American upstream? What steps are companies taking to both respond to these changing market pressures and to ensure the survivability of their portfolios? What role is technology playing in their transition process?