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Committees

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee
  • Stakeholders’ Committee

Our Audit and Risk Committee consists of 3 members: Rogério Paulo Calderón Peres, Anita Sands, and Jacqueline Dawn Reses, with Mr. Peres serving as chairperson.

Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Peres, Ms. Sands and Ms. Reses meet the requirements for independence under the listing standards of the NYSE and SEC rules and regulations. Each member of our Audit and Risk committee also meets the financial literacy and sophistication requirements of the listing standards of the NYSE. In addition, our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Peres is an audit committee financial expert within the meaning of Item 407(d) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act.

The duties and responsibilities of our Audit and Risk Committee include:

  • Appointing and overseeing the work and compensation of any accounting firm engaged for the purposes of preparing or issuing an audit report or performing audit, review or attest services for us, including our independent registered public accounting firm;
  • Pre-approving the audit services and non-audit services to be provided by our independent registered public accounting firm;
  • Discussing the scope and results of the audit with our independent registered public accounting firm, and reviewing, with management and our independent registered public accounting firm, our interim and year-end results of operation;
  • Resolving any disagreements between management and our independent registered public accounting firm; and
  • Evaluating the independence and performance of our independent registered public accounting firm.

 

Click here to access the Audit and Risk Committee Charter. 

Rogério Paulo Calderón Peres
Rogério Paulo Calderón Peres Chairperson

Rogério Paulo Calderón Peres is a member of our Board of Directors and also the chairman of our Audit and Risk Committee, positions he has held since June 2021 and July 2021, respectively. As a financial expert, he served in PricewaterhouseCoopers Brazil as audit partner for nearly ten years until 2003 and then served as senior executive and chief financial officer at Bunge Brasil S.A. from 2003 to 2007, Unibanco S.A., Itaú Unibanco Holdings S.A. between 2010 and 2014 and HSBC Brasil S.A. (HSBC LatAm) between 2014 and 2016. He has also served as a board member in Alupar Investimentos S.A. since December 2016 and Via Varejo S.A. (Via S.A.) since September 2019, both listed companies in Brazil. He has been the chairman of the audit committee and designated financial expert at B3 S.A. – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão since April 2018 and a member of the compensation committee of Qualicorp Consultoria e Corretora de Seguros S.A. since 2019. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas and a Bachelor’s in Accounting from Fundação FAPEI, both in Brazil. He also holds a Brazilian registered accountant certification (Brazilian CPA) and has also attended several extension programs in strategy, finance, human resources and governance at Harvard University, Princeton University, University of Western Ontario, Fundação Getulio Vargas and Fundação Dom Cabral.

Anita Sands
Anita Sands Member

Anita Sands is a member of our Board of Directors, a position she has held since October 2020. She has also been a member of our Audit and Risk Committee since June 2021. Dr. Sands has served on the board of directors of ServiceNow, Inc. since July 2014 and on the board of directors of Pure Storage, Inc. since July 2015. She has also served on the board of directors of SVF Investment Corp. since January 2021 and Khosla Ventures SPAC Sponsor II LLC since February 2021. From April 2012 to September 2013, Dr. Sands served as group managing director, head of change leadership and a member of the wealth management Americas executive committee of UBS Financial Services, a global financial services firm. Prior to that, from April 2010 to April 2012, Dr. Sands was group managing director and chief operating officer of UBS Wealth Management Americas at UBS Financial Services, and from October 2009 to April 2010, Dr. Sands was a transformation consultant at UBS Wealth Management Americas. Prior to joining UBS Financial Services, Dr. Sands was managing director, head of transformation management at Citigroup N.A.’s global operations and technology organization. Dr. Sands also held several leadership positions with RBC Financial Group and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Dr. Sands holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics and Applied Mathematics and a Doctoral Degree in Atomic and Molecular Physics, both from The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a Master’s of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently the James Wei Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship at Princeton University.

Jacqueline Dawn Reses
Jacqueline Dawn Reses Member

Jacqueline Dawn Reses is a member of our Board of Directors, a position she has held since March 2021. She has also been the Chair of our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee since July 2021 and a member of our Audit and Risk Committee since June 2021. She is the chief executive officer of Post House Capital and most recently served as executive chair of Square Financial Services LLC and capital lead at Square, Inc., a publicly traded financial services company which provides services to small businesses and consumers, from October 2015 to October 2020. From February 2016 to July 2018, she also served as people lead at Square, Inc. From September 2012 to October 2015, she served as chief development officer of Yahoo! Inc. Prior to Yahoo, she led the U.S. media group as a partner at Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, a global private equity firm, which she joined in 2001. As of 2020, she serves on the board of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has also served on the board of directors of Affirm, Context Logic and Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. since July 2020 and has been the chairperson of the Economic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco since 2015. She previously served on the board of directors of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Social Capital Hedosophia Holding Corp. and Social Capital Hedosophia Holding Corp III. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee consists of 3 members: Jacqueline Dawn Reses, Douglas Mauro Leone and Luis Alberto Moreno MejĂ­a, with Ms. Reses serving as chairperson.

The duties and responsibilities of our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee include:

  • Approving or making recommendations to our Board of Directors regarding the compensation of our Executive Officers and key service providers;
  • Reviewing and approving the compensation of the members of our Board of Directors;
  • Reviewing our management succession planning;
  • Reviewing and evaluating our executive compensation and benefits policies; and
  • Reviewing and assessing our workforce inclusion and diversity and the administration of compensation programs in a non-discriminatory manner.

 

Click here to access the Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee Charter.

Jacqueline Dawn Reses
Jacqueline Dawn Reses Chairperson

Jacqueline Dawn Reses is a member of our Board of Directors, a position she has held since March 2021. She has also been the Chair of our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee since July 2021 and a member of our Audit and Risk Committee since June 2021. She is the chief executive officer of Post House Capital and most recently served as executive chair of Square Financial Services LLC and capital lead at Square, Inc., a publicly traded financial services company which provides services to small businesses and consumers, from October 2015 to October 2020. From February 2016 to July 2018, she also served as people lead at Square, Inc. From September 2012 to October 2015, she served as chief development officer of Yahoo! Inc. Prior to Yahoo, she led the U.S. media group as a partner at Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, a global private equity firm, which she joined in 2001. As of 2020, she serves on the board of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has also served on the board of directors of Affirm, Context Logic and Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. since July 2020 and has been the chairperson of the Economic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco since 2015. She previously served on the board of directors of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Social Capital Hedosophia Holding Corp. and Social Capital Hedosophia Holding Corp III. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Douglas Mauro Leone
Douglas Mauro Leone Member

Douglas Mauro Leone is a member of our Board of Directors, a position he has held since 2016. He has also been a member of our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee since July 2021. As Managing Partner of Sequoia Capital since 1996 and Global Managing Partner since 2012, Doug has partnered with companies including RingCentral and ServiceNow. He began his career in tech at Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard, and Prime Computer, before joining Sequoia Capital in 1988. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, a Master’s of Science in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University, and a Master’s of Science in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Luis Alberto Moreno MejĂ­a
Luis Alberto Moreno MejĂ­a Member

Luis Alberto Moreno Mejía is a member of our Board of Directors, a position he has held since April 2021. He has also been a member of our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee and of our Stakeholders’ Committee since July 2021. He joined us after his 15-year tenure as the President of the Inter-American Development Bank Group from October 2005 to September 2020, and has served as a Managing Director at Allen & Co. since February 2021. He has also served as Colombia’s Ambassador to the United States for seven years from October 1998 to June 2005. He had a distinguished career in business and government. As Minister of Economic Development between July 1992 and January 1994, and was head of the Instituto de Fomento Industrial, Colombia’s public sector holding company. In the private sector he was the executive producer of TV Hoy. He holds a Degree in Business Administration and Economics from Florida Atlantic University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. In 1990, Harvard University awarded him a Neiman Fellowship for his achievements in the field of journalism.

Our Stakeholders’ Committee consists of 5 members: Cristina Helena Zingaretti Junqueira, David Vélez Osorno, Daniel Krepel Goldberg, Larissa de Macedo Machado and Luis Alberto Moreno Mejía, with Ms. Junqueira, one of our Executive Officers, serving as chairperson.

The Stakeholders’ Committee takes into consideration and monitors our key stakeholders’ interests and provides insights and recommendations to our Board of Directors intended to create long-term value for shareholders and other key stakeholders.

The Stakeholders’ Committee’s main duties and responsibilities are:

  • Overseeing our relationships and notable interactions with key stakeholders, as identified by our Board of Directors from time to time;
  • Engaging with our senior management with regards to our strategies on environmental, social and governance policies and programs and other matters of import to our key stakeholders, as determined by our Board of Directors from time to time;
  • Reviewing the initiatives and metrics we use to measure our progress towards such strategies, policies, programs and other matters of import, and evaluating our progress towards the same;
  • Advising our Board of Directors and senior management regarding matters and initiatives that may affect our key stakeholders’ interests; and
  • Reviewing our list of key stakeholders and related strategies, policies, programs and other matters of import from time to time, and recommending any changes to our Board of Directors as the Stakeholders’ Committee deems appropriate.

 

Click here to access the Stakeholders’ Committee Charter.

Cristina Helena Zingaretti Junqueira
Cristina Helena Zingaretti Junqueira Chairperson

Cristina Helena Zingaretti Junqueira is our Co-Founder & Brazil CEO, a position she has held since February 2021. She has also been the chair of our Stakeholders’ Committee since July 2021. As one of our co-founders, she has already held several functions and currently has a global role leading functions like marketing, communications, ESG, legal and public policy. Cristina began her career in strategic consulting, working at BCG (Boston Consulting Group) and before founding Nu in 2013, worked for several years at Itaú Unibanco S.A. with products and marketing in consumer credit and cards. She was the first woman to be featured visibly pregnant on the cover of a Brazilian business magazine. She was also the only Brazilian to be featured on the 2020 edition of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women International and on Fortune 40 under 40, which recognizes the young leaders who are transforming the world of business. She holds an Engineering Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), and also an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Daniel Krepel Goldberg
Daniel Krepel Goldberg Member

Daniel Krepel Goldberg is a member of our Board of Directors, a position he has held since April 2021. He has also been a member of our Stakeholders’ Committee since July 2021. He is currently a partner and head of Latin America at Farallon Capital Management, positions he has held since August 2011. He was the president of Morgan Stanley in Brazil from April 2010 to August 2011. Between January 2003 and December 2006, he headed the Economic Law Secretariat of the Ministry of Justice, a former body of the Brazilian antitrust and consumer protection system. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Doctoral Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo. In addition, he received a Master’s of Laws from Harvard Law School.

David VĂ©lez Osorno
David VĂ©lez Osorno Member

David Vélez Osorno is our founding shareholder, the Chairman of our Board of Directors and our Chief Executive Officer. He has also been a member of our Stakeholders’ Committee since July 2021. Before founding Nu in 2013, David was a partner at Sequoia Capital between January 2011 and March 2013, in charge of the firm’s Latin American investments group. Before Sequoia, David worked in investment banking and growth equity at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and General Atlantic. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Science and Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration, both from Stanford University.

Larissa de Macedo Machado (Anitta)
Larissa de Macedo Machado (Anitta) Member

Larissa de Macedo Machado (Anitta) is a member of our Board of Directors, a position she has held since June 2021. She has also been a member of our Stakeholders’ Committee since July 2021. She has been a well-known contemporary pop artist since 2012 and is currently the Brazilian woman with the most followers on Instagram (over 54 million and maintains an active social media presence, having been ranked as one of the most influential celebrities by Billboard and one of the 100 most influential and creative people in the world by VOGUE. She is a five-time winner of the Best Brazilian Act on the MTV Europe Music Awards, and was the first Brazilian artist to win the Best Latin American Act award. In 2017, she was ranked as one of the most influential celebrities in social media according to Billboard. As a businesswoman, she manages her own career and production company and gathers numerous advertising contracts and partnerships with international brands.

Luis Alberto Moreno MejĂ­a
Luis Alberto Moreno MejĂ­a Member

Luis Alberto Moreno Mejía is a member of our Board of Directors, a position he has held since April 2021. He has also been a member of our Leadership Development, Diversity and Compensation Committee and of our Stakeholders’ Committee since July 2021. He joined us after his 15-year tenure as the President of the Inter-American Development Bank Group from October 2005 to September 2020, and has served as a Managing Director at Allen & Co. since February 2021. He has also served as Colombia’s Ambassador to the United States for seven years from October 1998 to June 2005. He had a distinguished career in business and government. As Minister of Economic Development between July 1992 and January 1994, and was head of the Instituto de Fomento Industrial, Colombia’s public sector holding company. In the private sector he was the executive producer of TV Hoy. He holds a Degree in Business Administration and Economics from Florida Atlantic University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. In 1990, Harvard University awarded him a Neiman Fellowship for his achievements in the field of journalism.