Mr. Santana is a partner for BaseFirma’s International Transfer Pricing Group in São Paulo, Brazil, recently ranked as the top transfer pricing firm in Latin America by the International Tax Review. Before joining BaseFirma, Mr. Santana was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young in São Paulo and a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting Brazil.
Mr. Santana has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, and holds a Master’s degree in International Trade focused on International tax from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FVG) in Brazil. With more than 13 years of professional experience providing Transfer Pricing advice to top multinational companies in various industry sectors, Mr. Santana has lead several audit defense projects in Brazil. He is an expert on the application and documentation of alternative transfer pricing methods in Brazil (PIC/CPL and PVV/PVA/PVEX), on defining transfer pricing policies focused on companies’ cash savings, and mitigation of assessment risks by the tax authorities.