Klaus Peters is a Brazilian entrepreneur dedicated to waterfront development and marinas in his homeland.
Graduated from architecture school in New York (USA), holds an MBA from INSEAD (France).
An avid advocate to have marinas recognized and classified as infrastructure necessary to sustainably explore valuable natural resources by granting access to and from the water.
In the past decade he has been actively involved in governmental and non-governmental initiatives to revise regulations for the implementation and operation of marinas in order to expedite the licensing process and ensure the much needed preservation of the environment.
Founding member of the Nautical Forum of the State of Rio de Janeiro and member of the Sao Paulo State Nautical Forum and the National Working Group for Nautical Tourism.
He has sailed competitively in many classes –from windsurfers and multihulls to offshore racing– and organized numerous events to promote sailing in Brazil.