Rafael Gomes

Chief Governance and Compliance Officer at Petrobras

Chief Governance and Compliance Officer at Petrobras. Graduate of the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP), postgraduate in Business Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and in Business in the Digital Era from Fundação Getúlio Vargas de São Paulo (FGV/SP). In 2009, he successfully completed the Advanced Program in Management at the Administration School of IESE, at the University of Navarra, and was one of the first Brazilian professionals to become a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. He successfully completed the course for Board Members at Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa (IBGC). He practiced law at the business law firm Tozzini, Freire Advogados and served as General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel at Sun Microsystems. He also held the position of Legal Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at Walmart Brasil Ltda. and was responsible for implementing Walmart’s global compliance program in Brazil. He was senior partner at the law firm Chediak Advogados, where he created the Compliance and Investigation department.

Recognized by his peers as one of Brazil’s 20 most admired compliance professionals in 2018 Compliance On Top yearbook