Founder and Technical director
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). Having founded Terratek in 2000, today he takes on the role of Technical Director and Chairman of the board of directors.
Patrick Bonilha has been Terratek's CEO for over 10 years. He graduated in administration at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and received a post-graduated in project management at the 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 masters in geotechnics and hydrology from the University of Padova (Italy) and a former professor at the same institution. Being an entrepreneur, he founded his geotechnical investigation company where he patented several innovations in that field. He boasts extensive international experience in projects in continents such as: Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
Contract manager, geo-monitoring specialist
Engineer Antonio Couto has more than 20 years of experience in technology projects, automation, geotechnics, quality and contract assurance and project management.
Director of commercial affairs
Civil engineer with over 10 years experience in Terratek and holds the position of our commercial manager and responsible for technical and commercial proposals.
Project General Manager
Civil Engineer with specialisation in Project Management (IBEC), Environmental Management (UVA), Production Engineering and Quality Management (INT/UFRJ). Over 30 years of experience in highways, harbours, oil and gas, and environmental infrastructure.