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About the CEO

Mechanical Engineer from Brazil’s prestigious ITA (Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica), Lucalex’s founder, Marcelo Andrade, worked as a commercial banker for 10 years in Toronto, developing strong relationships with over 150 mid-sized companies across business sectors. Before commercial banking, Marcelo was a country risk manager for Latin America at RBC (Royal Bank of Canada). In Toronto, Marcelo also earned a Master’s in Economics from the University of Toronto and lectured Country Risk Analysis at Ryerson University.

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Marcelo Andrade

Managing Director

Katherine Padilla

Operations Officer

Demerson Neves

Project Coordinator

What Our Clients Say

  • Lucalex was able to provide us with a realistic scenario of what to expect and with the options that PETRA can purse to be successful within the Canadian market. All this thanks to Lucalex’s deep knowledge of the Canadian business culture, its understanding of the network and services that are fundamental for a company to operate in Canada.

  • Lucalex and Marcelo welcomed us and helped us materialize our dream of internationalizing our business, something that seemed impossible to us came true.

  • Their comprehensive knowledge of the Canadian market, the difficulties and challenges associated with internationalization and their relationship with many local ecosystems, along with their efficiency during the evaluation process, provided us more assurance and confidence to do business in Canada.