Claudio Graeff is a seasoned construction professional in the forensic and litigation consulting services sector, where he has working as advisory for projects developments, project management, contract management, and dispute resolutions. He has nearly 20 years of experience in senior management roles within industries including energy, infrastructure, mining, and petrochemical. He has extensive experience in feasibility studies, planning management, cost estimate management (capex), and cost control management in mega-projects in Brazil and abroad.

As consultant, Mr. Graeff has supported clients with the government sectors to establish open channels of discussion about the progress of pipeline projects in order to define best practices of technology and management methodology, including contract obligations, project performance, and risk evaluation.

Recently, Mr. Graeff has participated as speaker at events about infrastructure in Brazil and Colombia, including the Colombia Capital Project and Infrastructure Summit, Enersolar Brazil, PMI Summit–Colombia, and PMO Summit–Brazil. He has spoken about the importance of legal security, project maturity, and project management.

Mr. Graeff previously worked at Vale, a large mining company, as general manager of Energy & Fertilizer PMO. He worked with logistics project development and project management in the logistics and fertilizer area. His international experience came with Construtora Norberto Odebrecht Venezuela, where he developed technical and commercial proposals for energy, infrastructure, and petrochemical sectors and had a strong interface with the public sector.

Mr. Graeff is considered an expert in project areas with significant experience in environmental, industrial relations, health and safety, human resources, and community and client relations.


Rio Grande do Sul Federal University
Chemical Engineering, 1997

Graduate Studies, Chemical Process, 1998

Fundação Getúlio Vargas
MBA, 2001

Employment History

FTI Consulting
Senior director and managing director
2013 - 2016

Vale SA
Project manager and PMO general manager
2010 - 2012

Constructora Norberto Odebrecht Venezuela
Project manager
2008 - 2010

Vale SA
Project manager
2006 - 2008

Braskem SA
Process and cost engineer
1996 - 2006

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Seminars & Speaking Engagements


Professional Affiliations

Brazilian Agribusiness Association, Logistics and Competitiveness Committee

Regional Council of Chemical Engineering