A Closer Look at the Career Background of Igor Cornelsen

Igor Cornelsen is a retired investment banker. He currently works at Bainbridge Group to invest in stocks, as well as for commodity as well as foreign exchange investment. He is become an expert in those areas.


Mr. Cornelsen was born in 1987 in Curitiba, Brazil. He had a dream of becoming an engineer when he was young. He followed his dream by pursuing engineering at the Federal University of Parana. He however didn’t continue with the course. He, instead, switched courses two years into the engineering course and pursued economics at the same university. Joining the university to pursue engineering was an achievement on itself at the time. The Federal University of Parana was the only university in Santa Carina state as well as Parana states which offered engineering courses. Admission to the university to pursue was highly competitive. He eventually graduated in 1970 with a degree in economics.


Immediately after graduation, Igor Cornelsen joined Multibanco and worked as an investment banker in the company. His expertise in compound interest calculations earned him the position. The expertise was valuable because computers as well as calculators were rare at the time.

He performed well at the position that he joined the company’s board of directors in 1974. Two years later, he ascended to the position of the Chief Executive Officer at the company. He decided to look for a new challenge when Bank of America acquired Multibanco.

He moved to Unibanco, a successful Brazilian Investment firm. He later moved to London Merchant Bank serving as an investment advisor. London Merchant Bank re-branded to Libra Bank PLC. His service at Libra Bank PLC was outstanding. Consequently, he was offered an opportunity to sit on the board of directors of the company. He served in the company’s board of directors for seven years while representing it in Brazil. In 1995, Igor Cornelsen founded Bainbridge Investment Inc, a Bahamas-based company. The company identifies new investment opportunities and formulates investment strategies.