He has Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo/Brazil) and Accounting (Universidade Paulista, São Paulo/Brazil).
He joined KPMG in 1986 as an auditor, providing services to international clients, and with emphasis on German companies. From 1994 to 1996, as part of the Firm’s exchange program, he worked at KPMG Cologne in Germany providing audit services to international groups. In 1998, Charles was invited to develop and coordinate the Systems Audit department - Information Risk Management (IRM) at KPMG in Brazil, returning to the Audit department in 2004.
Charles is an accountant enrolled with the Regional Accounting Council (CRC) in São Paulo and registered with the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM). He takes an active part in Audit profession initiatives and is currently a member of the Board of Officers of the Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives - São Paulo (IBEF-SP).