Maurício Mendonça Godoy Rises to the Top of the Brazilian Engineering World

Sao Paulo native Maurício Mendonça Godoy is CEO of Estaleiros do Brasil, an EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) firm based in Brazil. The company specializes in highly complex offshore projects, mostly FPSO (Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading) units, which are vessels used by the oil industry in the processing, storing, and transport of oil. Godoy has degrees in both business and mechanical engineering from Mackenzie Presbyterian University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since finishing his university coursework, Maurício Mendonça Godoy made it a point to stay current with continuing education. In 2012, he completed an executive education program at Harvard Business School on Leading Professional Service Firms.

In addition, he is certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional, the leading certification for project managers. He is also certified in corporate governance by the Brazilian Institute on Corporate Governance. He began his career as a construction manager at Codistil Dedini and was later in the same role at CBI LIX Construções. Maurício Mendonça Godoy then moved to the non-profit sector and was named Director of Technological Innovation by the Brazilian Association of Industrial Engineering. He returned to the private sector in 2007, becoming a director at TS Gas Brazil, which led to his appointment as CEO of SOG. He then became the CEO of Toyo Setal in 2012.

Since becoming CEO of Estaleiros do Brasil, Maurício Mendonça Godoy has continued to share his knowledge with the engineering community. Using the knowledge he has gained from working on some of the largest engineering projects in Brazilian history, he served as editor of Integrated Systems for the Management of Industrial Companies, which was published by the Brazilian Association of Industrial Engineers. The work was the association’s second published book and included contributions from many of Brazil’s best regarded industrial engineers.