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Rafael Abreu

Rafael Abreu


RA Trading Co.


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Project

Introduction to DataCamp Projects

My New Course

Introduction to Python

Insights whisperer, uncovering hidden gems in the vast realm of information.

My Work

Take a look at my latest work.


Python Data Science Toolbox (Part 1)


Introduction to Python


Intermediate Python

DataCamp Course Completion

Take a look at all the courses I’ve completed on DataCamp.

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Vista Capital | Mar 2022 - Feb 2023



Risknow.ai | Nov 2020 - Present

Angel Investor


Skelt Beauty Brands | Sep 2020 - Present

Angel Investor


Centro Médico Pastore | Jun 2019 - Present

Private Investor


Hashdex | Apr 2018 - Present

Angel Investor


Köli Capital | Mar 2016 - Feb 2022



QuintoAndar | Jul 2013 - Present

Angel Investor


BTG Pactual | Jan 2012 - Jan 2016

Director, Portfolio Manager

Commodities Prop Trading: crude oil, nat gas, precious metal Interest Rate + Currency trading: prop + asset management Responsible for hedging crude oil price exposure for the bank's private equity group
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Vinci Partners | Apr 2010 - Oct 2011

Portfolio Manager

Trading Assistant Commodities, Credit, Interest Rate and Currency trading

Los Grobo | Jan 2009 - Mar 2010

Risk, Treasury and Commodity Desk Manager

Los Grobo was an investment of Pactual Capital Partner's private equity group. Currency and Interest Rate hedging FX + Rate balance sheet risk management Physical commodities trading, hedging. Commodities derivatives trading

Pactual Capital Partners | Apr 2008 - Dec 2008

Commodity Trader

Was invited to found the Commodities' desk of the hedge fund of former Pactual partners (who sold Banco Pactual to UBS in 2006). - Trading in Crude Oil, Soybeans, Corn, Copper, Gold and other commodities - Futures + Options PCP was later unwound as the GFC unfolded and I was invited to be in charge of the Risk, Treasury and Commodity Trading desk of Los Grobo, a $150m ag investment of PCP private equity's arm.

UBS Pactual | Mar 2007 - Mar 2008

P&L Analyst

Responsible for the calculation and reporting of P&L + Position for the largest prop desk book of the bank (Fixed Income) and also other desks (Structured Products, PCP's EM FI+FX, others). Key player in helping build talent inside the team, paving way for quick promotion: - One of youngest to get promoted to trading desk in the bank's backoffice in the bank's history (interesting story of Pactual's culture of meritocracy)

Icatu DTVM (now Ventor) | Aug 2005 - Nov 2006

Risk Manager


Icatu DTVM (now Ventor) | Dec 2003 - Jul 2005

Market Risk Analyst

Parametric VaR, Monte Carlo VaR, Stress Testing, Liquidity Risk

My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Industrial EngineeringPontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro | 2005
Accounting and FinanceUC Santa Barbara | 2003

About Me

Rafael Abreu

Back onto learning some programming after 18 years since graduating from school.

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