Ricardo Simas is a core member of the Energy and Global Advantage practices at The Boston Consulting Group. He joined BCG in 2007.

Ricardo’s work has focused on clients in the energy sector, across both the oil and gas and the power value chains and in the consumer and pharmaceutical spaces. His projects have covered topics such as growth strategy, market entry, operational efficiency, and capital deployment.

Prior to joining BCG, Ricardo worked in mergers and acquisitions at BRMALLS, a major shopping center firm in Brazil. He also worked as an intern at ExxonMobil's Brazilian Upstream Division.


  • Upstream operations in oil and gas
  • Power and gas markets
  • Efficiency improvement
  • Capex program optimization
  • Transformation and turnaround
  • Regulatory and market trends assessment
  • Mergers and acquisitions


  • MBA, with Distinction, London Business School
  • Engineer, electrical and eroduction, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
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