Independent Tax Adviser and Founding Partner, Utumi Advogados, Ana Claudia has more than 25 years of experience in Tax, being frequently acknowledged as one of the top tax practitioners in Brazil by different publications. In 2015, she was awarded “Best Female Tax Lawyer in Latin America” by Euromoney PLC America´s Women in Law Awards. She is frequently invited to local and international tax conferences and interviewed by business media about tax subjects.
Ana is the Chair of the Brazilian Branch of STEP – Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the FPSB (Financial Planning Standard Board) and of the Fundação Visconde de Porto Seguro. She is a Member of Practice Council of the NYU International Tax Program. She is also a Guest Lecturer at the University of Zurich in International Tax.