Russell Deakin

Managing Director, Rio Bravo Energy

Deakin is a Managing Director of Rio Bravo Investimentos, an independent asset management firm. With a total AUM of USD 2.5 billion, the firm specializes in Brazilian assets and long-term investment strategies. A private equity professional since 2001, Deakin recently joined Rio Bravo to set up its America’s office in Miami. Mr. Deakin is spearheading international fund raising activities for Rio Bravo, including the Rio Bravo Energy fund, a Brazilian private equity fund that invests in the Brazilian power sector, mainly in greenfield renewable projects.