Luiz Fernando Costa Macambira is a Brazilian-born entrepreneur, former commodity trader, investor, advisor, executive editor and publisher.
He is the CEO, Publisher and Executive Editor of the Monaco and Netherlands’ editions of the iconic FORBES magazine, a part of Forbes Media, a global media company with tradition of authoritative business journalism, focusing on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurial capitalism, leadership and affluent lifestyles .
He leads and oversees all aspects of FORBES operations in Monaco and the Netherlands including its business development, events, financial affairs, editorial and partnerships. Luiz has been involved in all phases of the development and establishment of the magazine since its inception.
He began his career in Miami, Florida as a commodity trader , later becoming one of the co-Founders of a commodity trading firm, which achieved a dominant position in several coffee markets.
Luiz has also founded in 2003 and currently co-manages “Jorgensen” (www.jorgensenfoods.com) , a Monaco based commodity trading firm, where he is responsible for overall strategy . He also leads the Jorgensen solutions business, which leverages the firm’s unique risk analytics capabilities and international commerce markets insights to develop brands such as “ Roger Moore” and “ Christian Audigier” .
He is a member of a number of Advisory Boards and he is fluent in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish and conversational level of Russian and Italian.
Specialties: Media & Publishing, Commodity Trading ,Emerging Markets Distribution and Penetration.
Agriculture commodities and Natural Resources investor.
Real Estate Developer and investor
Private Equity Advisory and Consulting