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Strata Assessoria
e Serviços Compartilhados Ltda.

Rua Mexico 111 – 18◦ Floor – Centro, CEP 20031-145
Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil
Tel: +55 21 2220 1642


Marcio Raphael Bastos

Managing Partner

Currently Mr. Bastos is Strata’s Managing Partner. He was previously the Regional Director for Latin America at Dresser Industries, Inc. where he was responsible for all support and operations control areas. He was also part of the Wayne Division where he led several negotiations with private and State-owned companies in Latin America, Africa and Asia and conducted the opening, sale and closing of several divisions in Brazil and in South Africa.

During his tenure at Dresser Mr. Bastos also acted as the General Manager of Dresser Rand do Brasil Ltda and was a Board Member of Wetzel Tecnomecânica Ltda. (Dresser and Wetzel joint venture).

Mr. Bastos has a Masters Degree in Finance from COPPEAD, a graduate degree in IT from PUC and one in Production from COPPE. He also has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from UERJ and has completed several courses on management and education. He was a professor for over 15 years and is fluent in English and Spanish.


Helio Carlos de Miranda Prattes


Mr. Prattess is currently Strata’s Legal Director. He has over 20 years of experience in the legal area, with a focus on Administrative, Labor, Commercial and Tax Law. He specializes in Paralegal processes and in the complex procedures of governmental bureaucracy in the administrative and fiscal areas.

He is also a consultant in the internal organization of legal areas for private companies, enabling an efficient and prompt calculation of related assets or liabilities, as well as establishing preventive processes to avoid legal and tax exposures.

He has a degree in Law from the Faculdade Brasileira de Ciencias Juridicas and a graduate degree in Labor Law from the Universidad Estacio de Sá, as well as other training courses in the area.


Joel de Chrys e Souza Maranhão


Mr. Maranhão is Strata’s Controller. He has over 20 years in accounting, tax and human resources services for small and medium-sized companies. He specializes in accounting reorganization and reactivation of companies that are paralyzed or facing difficulties.

He has a degree in Accounting and several specialization courses in the areas of accounting and HR Services: ICMS, ISS, Labor Calculations, PDBS and IFRS.