Join the Booth Energy Group for lunch as they speak with Booth Alumna, Daniela Fusco Alcaro. The discussion will feature her career path post-UChicago as well as her perspectives on being a female in the energy space, on energy trading, and on the future of energy.
Daniela Fusco Alcaro is the co-founder and co-CEO of Stima Energia, a Brazilian energy trading company established in 2017, which reached more than USD 300 million in revenues in 2021. In 2022, Stima Energia received an investment from Mitsui & Co in exchange of 36% of the company. Daniela is also a co-founder of two other clean energy startups in Brazil dedicated to solar generation and energy retail business and an angel investor of an energy tech dedicated to metering. She began her career in 1997 working in M&A, sales & trading and portfolio management roles in different financial institutions in Brazil, including Opportunity Asset Management and CCF-Credit Comercial de France. In 2006, she joined Walmart at the Treasury and Captial Markets team. In 2008, upon her return to Brazil, she started her endeavor in the energy sector as a trader in two different startups before launching her own energy trading company. Daniela has a B.A. in Business Administration from ESPM and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2006).
The discussion will be moderated by Jennifer Hayde, Co-Chair of the Booth Energy Group.
Jennifer Hayden is a second-year MBA candidate at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and co-chair of the Booth Energy Group. Prior to Booth, she worked in corporate finance at Southern Company, a vertically integrated utility company in the Southeast. She recently interned at Citi on the Power, Utilities & Renewables investment banking team where she will be returning after Booth. She holds a BS in Economics and a BA in International Studies from the University of Florida.