Mr. Carvalho is a lawyer with an office, since 1991, established in the City of São Paulo, concentrating on mineral law and corporate law, including contractual and obligation matters;

Professional career developed from 1965 to 1991, in large scale, complex administrative and commercial mining, metallurgical and cement companies;

Participation in business and international activities, including joint ventures, equipment purchasing and know-how, as well as exportation of Brazilian products and transactions with producers and entrepreneurs.

Bachelor in Law, Mackenzie University Law School, São Paulo, Brazil, 1961;

Additional courses on legal information and business administration at various official Brazilian entities ( FGV, OAB, IASP, IDORT ).

Brumadinho S. A. Mineração e Metais and its subsidiaries (Brumadinho Group), from March 1970 to February 1991: Vice-President, Director, Manager;

Companhia Cimento Portland Itaú and its subsidiaries (Itaú Group), from March 1965 to February 1977: General Secretary, Assistant and Secretary of the Board of Directors, Subsidiary Director and Vice-President, Legal Manager;

Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração - IBRAM (Brazilian Mining Institute): Director - 1984/1987;

Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Estanho (National Union of Tin Industry): President - 1982/1985, Director - 1985/1987;

Associação dos Profissionais da Mineração - APROMIN (Mining Professional Association): Member of Council Administration.