Petrônio Duarte Cançado holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Coppead/UFRJ.
He worked as a credit and investment analyst at Banco Pactual. As Unibanco’s superintendent, he was responsible for the credit and fixed income research division. He was credit fund manager at Fidúcia Asset Management and assumed the position of credit officer of Banco UBS Pactual.
Petrônio Cançado was a partner at BR Investimentos, responsible for examining investment equity funds and shares in private equity. Also as a partner, at Vinci Partners, he was responsible for investments in funds focusing on credit.