Igor Cornelsen studied engineering at the Federal University at the Parana Engineering School. He enrolled in 1965 and after two years, he decided to change his major to Economics instead. He graduated with a degree in Economics in 1970.
When Igor started to work in banking, he was able to get the opportunity to work in Rio de Janeiro. By 1974, Igor Cornelsen has become so good at his job that he was picked up by Multibanco to be a part of their Board of Directors and after two years on the board, Igor became the CEO.
In 1978, Igor Cornelsen went to work at Unibanco, which was at the top of the market in Brazil at the time and he worked there up to 1985. During the time of the drastic increase in the inflation rate, Igor started to work for Libra Bank, a UK-based merchant. He moved to London and worked for Standard Chartered and was a member of the board. He worked at the company until 1995 and then he left to start his own company.
As he began his own business, Igor Cornelsen would survey the culture of the market and wanted to determine what was what and how he could potentially improve it for the coming years. After doing this, Igor then set a vision for the culture following which, he went to work on the strategies he would have to employ to make sure that his vision will be achieved and set in stone.
Additionally, Igor Cornelsen communicates his goals to his staff as well as the customers so they are able to see how much needs to be done in order to have a proper company. Igor Cornelsen is very keen on making his vision come to pass by being involved in investment of assets.