Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi, CFPBrazil
Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi, CFP, is the founding partner of Utumi Advogados in Brazil. In addition to heading up her own tax specialty legal practice, Utumi is Professor of Tax Law at the University FIPECAFI in São Paulo, a visiting professor at the University of Zurich and a member of the practice council of the NYU School of Law International Tax Program.
She was a founding board member of Planejar, FPSB’s member organization in Brazil; served as a member of the organizing committee for the 71st International Fiscal Association Congress and as member of the IFA Permanent Scientific Committee (2010-2017); and serves as the current chairperson of the Brazilian Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – STEP. Ms. Utumi’s term on the FPSB Board of Directors ends 31 March 2022.