Mr. Costa joined Castlelake in 2019 as part of the Global Special Situations team, and is primarily focused on global power and energy infrastructure investments. Prior to Castlelake, Mr. Costa led M&A for Vientos Energy, a growth markets-focused power generation business. Prior to Vientos, Mr. Costa held energy-finance positions with Orazul Energy, Casa dos Ventos, Itau BBA and Wood Mackenzie. Mr. Costa received his B.A. in business management from the University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil, summa cum laude, and attended energy-finance, pre-MBA and corporate law programs at the University of Texas at Austin, Yale University and FGV-law, respectively. Mr. Costa is a board member of the Brazilian student organization Sinergia – Energy Training Center. Mr. Costa is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, as well as conversational in French.