National Bank for Economic and Social Development (NDEP) is now collaborating with the Brazilian government to improve sanitation in the area. Recently, Edison Carlos who is the president of Trata Brasil. Felipe Montoro Jens was also in the interview. Felipe Montoro is an expert in the matters if infrastructure.
Edison commented on this concession saying that NDEP needs to improve in their structuring and management first before they can take on bigger roles. He also commented that private companies need to be more involved in bettering the welfare of the Brazilian citizens. He supported his claim with a statistic saying that 90% of sanitation services in the country are provided by the government and that 70% of this jobs are carried out by state agencies. Felipe supported this point saying that sanitation in Brazil would be at a much better place if contracts were to be awarded to private companies. He pointed out that there was a problem of water wastage and shortage and that private agencies had the resources required to alleviate this issue.
About Felipe Montoro Jens
Felipe Montoro Jens is an infrastructure expert who currently works for Odebrecht S.A’s unit Odebrecht Properties. Subseduently, he works as the CEO of Energipar Captação S.A. Previously he was the president of Odebrecht Participações e Investimentos S.A. Prior to being promoted to this position, Felipe was the Senior Finance Officer. He later received a promotion to work as the senior investment officer at Odebrecht S.A.
In the past, he has worked for Concessionária do Centro Administrativo do Distrito Federal S.A as the chairman of the company. He also worked as a director at Energia S.A, which is based in San Antonio. Felipe has also worked with Braskem S.A for three years, assuming the role of director.