Congress brings together international experts
Ensuring access to food for the growing world population is the major challenge for government leaders and industry in this 21st century. With more than 7.5 billion people today, the world is expected to exceed 11 billion by 2100. To discuss the situation and seek solutions for food security, ANUFOOD Brazil will bring together experts during the Congress that will have the curatorship and expertise of FGV Projects (Fundação Getúlio Vargas).
Director-General at IICA
Manuel Otero holds a M.Sc. in Agricultural Development and in Animal Production. He has worked for 10 years as a government official in Argentina, as an agricultural attaché in Washington D.C. and later as vice president of the National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA – Argentina).
His career at IICA has spanned 25 years, during which he held a number of distinguished positions.
Head of Afro-Food Trade and Markets Division at OECD
He is a senior economist in the OECD’s Trade and Agriculture Directorate and primarily works in the agricultural policy, trade and development areas. Jonathan Brooks has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis, an M.S. in Economics from Purdue University, and a B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics
Anita de Souza Dias Gutierrez
Head of Horticulture Quality Centre at Companhia de Entrepostos e Armazéns Gerais de São Paulo
Anita Gutierrez has a degree, a Master’s Degree and a Specialisation Course in Agronomic Engineering from the University of São Paulo. She is currently Head of Horticulture Quality Centre at Companhia de Entrepostos e Armazéns Gerais de São Paulo.
Luis Fernando Ceribelli Madi
ITAL General Director
Master’s Degree in Packaging from the Michigan State University Packaging School, USA. Food Engineer, School of Food Engineering – FEA, UNICAMP. Currently, Director-General of the Institute of Food Technology – ITAL of the Agriculture and Supply Department of São Paulo State Government.
Chairman of the Directors’ Board at ABIA
Wilson Mello, current Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Danone, and took office as Chairman of Abia’s Board of Directors in April 9, 2018.
He began his career as a lawyer at Machado Meyer Sendacz and Opice Advogados, and has also worked for companies such as and BRF.
CEO at ABIA
João Dornellas is CEO at ABIA. In addition to his degree in Milk and Dairy Products Technology, he has a degree in Business Administration from Ítalo Brasileira University and an MBA degree from Insper.
The executive began his career in 1984 at Nestlé’s industrial section in Brazil. For nearly 20 years, he held a number of distinguished positions in factories in Brazil and abroad.
CEO at EMBRAPA
Sebastião Barbosa is CEO at Embrapa. He holds a B. Sc. in Agronomic Engineering from Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), with a master’s degree in Entomology and a PhD in Entomology and Integrated Pest Management from the University of the State of Mississippi (USA), which awarded him the honorary doctorate in science in 2014.
His professional career brings together diverse experiences in the academic, research and management areas.
Director of the Center for World Economics of Fundação Getúlio Vargas and President of Projeta Langoni Consultoria Econômica. PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and former President of the Central Bank of Brazil.
Tereza Cristina Corrêa da Costa Dias
Coordinator of the Agribusiness Center of FGV, FAO Special Ambassador for Cooperatives and former Minister of Agriculture.