Mr. Bonchristiano is a member of the board and CEO of GP Investments. He joined GP Investments in 1993 and has been a Managing Director since 1995. Prior to joining GP Investments, Mr. Bonchristiano was a Partner at Johnston Associates Inc., a finance consultancy based in London, and worked for Salomon Brothers Inc. in London and New York.
Currently, he serves as a member of the boards of directors of AMBEV, BR Properties and Rimini Street. Mr. Bonchristiano is also on the board of several non-profit organizations, including: Fundação Estudar in São Paulo, Brazil, John Carter Brown Library (Boston, USA) and Bodleian Library (Oxford, UK). Previously, he served as a member of the boards of directors of BHG, Estácio, LAHotels, Sé Supermercados, ALL, Kuala, CEMAR, ABC Supermercados, Gafisa, Hopi Hari, Submarino, Equatorial, Geodex Communication, Sascar, BRMalls, Tempo, Magnesita Refratários, San Antonio International and Playcenter.
He was also previously the Chief Financial Officer of SuperMar Supermercados and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Submarino. He was further vice-chairman of the board of directors of BR Properties, director of Geodex Communication, Contax Participações and IRO of ABC Supermarkets and GP Investments, Ltd.. Mr. Bonchristiano holds a bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from the University of Oxford.