Dr Alberto Ortigão holds a PhD in Geotechnics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and a post-doctorate from the following institutions: Building Research Establishment (1984), University of British Columbia (1991 ) and City University of Hong Kong (1997). Founder of Terratek in 2000, today he accumulates the role of Technical Director and Chairman of the board of directors.
Patrick Bonilha has been Terratek's CEO for over 10 years. Graduated in administration at Pontifical Catlholic University of Rio de Janeiro and post-graduated in project management at Getúlio Vargas Foundation. He has more than 20 years of experience with projects in the sectors of mining, oil and gas, infrastructure and technological innovation.
International Technical Director
Civil engineer with a MSc in geotechnics and hydrology from the University of Padova (Italy) and former professor at the same institution. Entrepreneur, he founded his geotechnical investigation company where he patented several innovations in the field. He has extensive international experience in projects in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
Civil Engineer with a MSc degree in geotechnics from State University ofRio de Jneiro and specialization in project management at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Engineer Halley Ribeiro has about 15 years of experience with highly complex infrastructure projects: large excavations, dams, foundations and tunnels.
Contract manager, geo-monitoring specialist
Engineer Antonio Couto has more than 20 years of experience on technology projects, automation, geotechnics, QA / QC and project management.
Civil engineer with over 10 years of experience in geotechnical projects and also specializing in labour safety programmes. She is the team leader of our field crew.
Leader of the commercial area
Civil engineer with over 10 years experience in Terratek and holds the position of our commercial manager and responsible for technical and commercial proposals.
Technical staff leader
Civil engineer with 10 years of experience in engineering projects and BIM applications. He is the project manager of our design teams.