Our Team

Saulo Pio Lemos Nogueira

Partner

Masters in International Trade Policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (USA), Masters in International Relations from USP (Brazil) and Bachelor of Business Administration from Cardiff University (UK). Saulo Nogueira worked for 16 years at business associations (ABIMAQ and FIRJAN), consultancies (ICONE and Acesso) and multinational firms (General Motors and Teneo Holdings). He worked on market access, trade barrier analysis and export potential aimed at increasing Brazilian industrial and agricultural exports. He also did government relations for multinational firms with investments in Brazil. Further, he has experience in international trade negotiations, regulatory convergence, compliance, export controls, anti-corruption standards and institutional relations. He is considered an expert in Agribusiness and Asia, having coordinated the first agricultural research network between Asia and Latin America. 

Saulo Pio Lemos Nogueira has published a book on Trade Diplomacy, several articles in newspapers and magazines, and has done internships in international organizations, such as the United Nations (UNIDO), WTO, CTBTO and OAS. 

Languages: English, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French.


Renato Santos 

Managing Partner 

Specialist in foreign trade operations and compliance, having worked for shipping carriers, customs broker and logistics consultancy. Graduated in Economics from FEA (USP) and postgraduate in Strategic Business Management at FIAP. He did a student exchange program and an internship in China, at a food importer. Expertise in import procedures, international trade negotiations and trade compliance.

Languages: English, Portuguese and Mandarin. 


Marcia Carelli

Institutional Relations

Graduated in Business Administration with a major in Foreign Trade at Mackenzie (Brazil). She worked with customs matters and foreign trade logistics planning. She did a student exchange program in the United States. Worked in international trade negotiations.

Languages: English, Portuguese and Spanish.


Marcos Hoffman

Foreign Trade Logistics Consultant 

Graduated in Supply Chain and Logistics Management (FAMEC). Worked at FC-Trading in the international logistics area; he served as a logistics consultant for Sky Logistics; and is a consultant in foreign trade logistics at Acesso. Among his responsibilities are: export and import planning; international logistics, customs clearance analysis.

Languages: English and Portuguese.


Mathew Wellington

Senior Consultant - Washington, DC

Worked at Buckland as an international trade consultant and at PwC as an international trade expert. He also worked at an import firm for food and agricultural products.

Has a Masters degree in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration from University of Denver; a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Purdue Univerity.

Languages: English, Portuguese and Spanish.