Cassio Audi, 46, is a seasoned entrepreneur hailing from Brazil, which is a unique South American country. Having a cadence that literally resounds back to the native roots of the Brazilian music industry, Mr. Audi first appeared in the international music scene in 1985 as a drummer for Viper, a rock ‘n’ roll music band that engaged more than half of Brazilians in different concerts. Moving forward into the investment sector, Mr. Audi is the Chief Financial Officer of Peninsula Participacoes. Read more about Cassio Audi at cassioaudi.com.br.
Drumming his way into the investment sector, Cassio Audi founded Península Participações, the private equity company in 2006. It’s situated in Sao Paulo and specializes in turnaround, capital investments, late venture, industry consolidation, growth capital investments, PIPEs, and industry consolidation. The company also invests in markets with global financial assets, strategic investments, and real estate. With Cassio Audi’s guidance, the firm seeks to invest in e-commerce, healthcare, consumer products, as well as education sectors. It also prefers to invest approximately R$50 million and R$100 million. Península Participações maintains its discipline to take minority shares with a primary seal on the board of every company it has invested in. Read more about Cassio Audi at Medium.
Cassio Audi has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the prestigious Pontifical Catholic University in Sao Paulo. He holds an extensive professional curriculum. His career in the industry of finance dates to 1992 when he worked as a stock analyst as well as a fixed income assessor at JP Morgan Chase, one of the leading banking groups in the U.S. He left in 1996 and joined Dow Chemical, a US corporation that manufactures chemicals as well as plastics, and served as a Senior Financial Analyst. Between 1997 and 2006, Audi took up another initiative at Proctor and Gamble where he served as a CFO for the leading global producer of several market leading brands such as Duracell and Oral-B.
It comes as a shocker to many when the Director of the Center for Policy Studies (CPS) announced CEO Graham Edwards as the new Chairman of the brandy Housing Policy Group and consequently as a Research Fellow in CPS. The announcement of the new team follows their launch of New Generation initiative in November 2017 which aimed in coming up with a team of people who can formulate new policies so as to enable development of post-Brexit Britain which will be rich in radical policy ideas (Facebook).
This new generation will offer voters a more promising future that will meet their needs and desires. As a result, CPS launched 4 main policy programs which Alex Morton will oversee. They are basically dealing with 4 main issues that affect citizens. They include; Business and Enterprise, Taxation and Cost of Living which is headed by Tom Clougherty who will work on simplifying taxation systems, Welfare- headed by Racheal Wolf who will remodel the welfare systems, and Housing which is headed by Graham Edwards.
Graham Edwards is currently the CEO of a privately owned Telereal Trillium Company which is one of the largest companies in the United Kingdom. Despite his numerous duties in the property company, he has got an appointment with the CPS which probably is due to his commitment and diligence. Under Graham Edwards’ leadership, Telereal has grown to be a market leader in outsourcing properties making it have annual revenue of more than 1 billion Euros.
Graham Edwards natured his investment skills when he joined the prestigious Cambridge University where he pursued Economics and later worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Management as the Fund Manager. He has various business interests which include software development, real estate, and even mining.
He is an investor and an extreme philanthropist. Graham Edwards also serves in One Voice Europe, British Friends of Hebrew University and in Portland Trust in Boards and Committees. He is a very active member of UK Society of Investment Professionals. He is the CEO and consequently a Co-owner of Castle Water which the leading private water retailer in the UK. Graham Edwards like Skiing and a great tennis player.