Partner Profile

Marcelo Zenkner

TozziniFreire Advogados

Brazil

LL 250

Biography

Doctor in public law, Marcelo has over 25 years of experience in the legal field, especially in compliance and anti-corruption policies. From 2015 to 2016, he served as Secretary of State for Control and Transparency in Espírito Santo, not only improving internal control and promoting governance and transparency policies in public administration but also working on the building, development and management of teams of auditors specialised in the Corporate Anti-corruption Law (Brazilian Federal Law No. 12,846/2013). During his term, Espírito Santo was recognised as the first state in Brazil to create an administrative structure and to apply administrative sanctions based on that law. Marcelo also performed as a legal consultant to the Presidency and a member of the Disciplinary Measures Committee of Petrobras, being subsequently selected and appointed to the position of Chief Governance and Compliance Executive Officer at the same company, exercising his office from 2019 to 2021.

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