Some people desire to join some professions while they are still young to understand the details of the profession fully. Igor Cornelsen happens to be among them. He always wanted to be an engineer before he even knew the training institution he could join. Igor was born and raised in Curitiba in Brazil. His love for engineering led him to Federal University of Parana in the year 1965. Igor came to know he was extra passionate about finance than engineering in his junior year. This saw him take up economics as his major. Shortly after graduating in 1970, he got a job at an investment bank.
The techniques Igor acquired in his engineering classes have helped him to handle all his financial responsibilities meticulously. He easily used sliding rulers to calculate compound interest rates in an era where the calculators were a foreign concept. His success on the first job saw him move to Rio and became a board member at Multibanco. Igor Cornelsen rose to the position of a chief executive officer after committing himself to the company’s vision for about two years. Having succeeded in his role, he joined Unibanco in 1978, which was among the most successful firms in Brazil.
Having acquired immense knowledge and experience in the financial world, Igor joined Libra Bank PLC in 1985 where he got his biggest breakthrough. The bank was a London Merchant Bank. Working for this bank earned him American dollars instead of the Brazilian currency he used to get. The change in currency made a huge difference in his economic life. He had the spending power, but he chose to invest wisely. He decided to invest his funds in some companies in America and Europe.
Having achieved financial success, Igor Cornelsen enjoys being in his Southern Florida-based home or the other home in Brazil. During his free time, you will find him playing golf, his favorite sport. Igor’s love for golf influenced him to choose a house in Florida because the state has numerous golf courses. Furthermore, the weather in Florida is favorable for this sport throughout the year. Even though he is a retired investment banker, Igor offers his consultancy services to many bank executives.