About us: Hildete Vodopives

A Brazilian who enjoys working with other cultures, Hildete has a network built over 20 years of experience in Brazil, U.S. and Europe. 

Hildete advises foreign companies doing business in Latin America. She also advises and represents Brazilian companies entering the European markets. 

Consulting services include market research, investment opportunity assessment, mission planning, local network development. 

Areas of expertise

Global business strategies and new market penetration. Check out what our friends and clients said about us.


Hildete served as member of the board – Association of Investment Professionals of Brazil (Apimec) after 4 years serving as Corporate Relations Director. Hildete represented the association in the CVM Education Committee, which organizes and promotes training in investment and capital markets for Brazilian university professors, judges, lawyers and journalists. She also integrated the organisation committee: Capital Markets Congress -Apimec 2008.

Academic research

Hildete holds a PhD in economic history from Sorbonne University, an MBA in Capital Markets from PUC and a Certificate Special Studies in Administration and Management from Harvard University. She is native speaker of Portuguese and fluent in English and French. Conversation on Italian and Spanish, she also has basic German.


Régulation et concurrence au Brésil Revue Entreprises et histoire Éditeur ESKA. 2020/2 (n° 99)

“Contemporary challenges of the Brazilian Dairy Industry,” in Cheese Manufacturing in the Twentieth Century, Claudio Besana, Rita d’Errico & Renato Ghezzi (eds.), P.I.E. Peter Lang, Brussels, 2017

« La stratégie internationale du groupe Vale : le cas de Simandou; en Guinée en 2010 », Economie et Développement Durable : Héritages historiques et défis actuels au sein du monde francophone, dir. Dominique Barjot, Thi Hoai Trang Phan, Editions de la SFHOM, Paris 2016, p. 223-233.

« The globalisation wave rolls towards Canada with Vale’s acquisition of Inco”, French Economic History Review. Revue Française d’Histoire Economique, Paris,2015, p.p. 80-91.

Emerging multinationals, Alcan and Vale in Amazonia during the years 1960-1979, French Economic History Review. Revue Française d’Histoire Economique, Paris,2015- II, p. 146-156.

« The emergence of a leader, the case of the Brazilian company Gerdau 1901-2011 » in Barthel (Charles), Kharaba (Ivan), Mioche (Philippe) (dir. /eds.), Les mutations de la sidérurgie mondiale du XXe siècle à nos jours. The Transformation of the World Steel Industry from the XXth Century to the Present, Bruxelles, P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2014, p. 299-319.