We are always on the lookout for talent in the areas we operate!

If you are interested in being part of our team, please submit your CV here.

Here are the opportunities to join our team:


The “Professional program” is aimed at outstanding consultants that wish to be part of FGV Europe’s projects in any of the professional areas we operate. If interested, please send us your CV.


The “Internship Program” is aimed at outstanding students with an interest to contribute to the projects and activities run by FGV Europe. If you would like to apply, please send us your CV.


The “Professional Fellowship Program” is aimed at outstanding professionals and academics with an interest to contribute to the projects and activities run by FGV Europe in their particular specialist field. To access more information about this program, click here.

Antonio Carlos Passos de Carvalho

Professional Fellow

Antonio Carvalho holds a Master's degree from The George Washington University in Political Management with foci in global politics, strategy and governance.  He is experienced in the public sector at the national and sub-national levels, as well as in the private sector.  He is a passionate in the field of energy transitions and sustainable development.

Antonio lived several years in Washington DC where he worked as a consultant for the World Bank in the use of Information and Communication Technologies in Post-Conflict/Low-Capacity countries, and other consulting jobs. He was a fellow of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management of the University of Maryland.

At the sub-national level Antonio was the CIO of the State of Minas Gerais and the CEO of Prodemge, the State Information Technology Corporation responsible for the major state systems and databases. Previously he was vice-president of MGI, a holding company affiliated to the State Finance Secretariat.  He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Helibrás, the Brazil-based helicopter manufacturer, subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters.

Antonio was a Diplomatic Attaché at the Embassy of Brazil in Lisbon and at the Brazilian Mission to The Organization of American States (O.A.S.), as an advisor to the Ambassador.

He served in the Brazilian Navy where he retired in the rank of Commander (Fregattenkapitän).  Amongst his assignments, he was the Aide-de-Camp to the President of Brazil.  


Arthur Johannik

Professional Fellow

Arthur Johannik holds a M.A. in Brazilian Studies from King´s College London, where he wrote his dissertation on the history of urban development of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Having lived several years in Brazil, he currently works as a business analyst and project manager for an international investor in urban and real estate development in Berlin, Germany. His interests lie in the challenges of urban development and regeneration, cultural and creative industries, innovation in mobility and the possibilities of cooperation in metropolitan urban solutions between Brazil and Europe. He is fluent in English, German, Portuguese and Spanish.


Hannes Schwertfeger

Professional Fellow

Hannes Schwertfeger is an architect and theorist, focusing on the implementation of green infrastructure into buildings, cities and urban areas to enhance the value and amenities of our built environment. He has been trained in Kassel, Stuttgart, Delft, Rotterdam and Mexico City, holding a diploma degree in architecture from the University of Stuttgart. He is alumnus of the DAAD, the BW-Stipendium and the Academic Scholarship Program of the Ev. Studienwerk Villigst. His research examines the potential of architecture in theory and practice, to make green infrastructure understandable and accessible to decision makers, stakeholders, residents and other users. Currently he is running his office Bureau Baubotanik together with his partner Oliver Storz in Stuttgart.