Fádwa Andrade holds a degree in Social Communication, a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Minas Gerais and an Master Business Administration from the renowned Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in addition to being a specialist in the global agenda of Human Rights. With more than 20 years of experience in the mining sector, she has worked as a Senior Executive of Sustainability, Communications and Human Rights at companies such as Vale, Kinross Gold Corporation, AngloGold Ashanti and Norsk Hydro.