About Leonardo Bichara Rocha:
Leonardo Bichara Rocha |CPO at International Fund For Agricultural Development |Senior economist at the ISO, the world's largest ICB (Intergovernmental Commodity Body) with 87 member countries, leading multidisciplinary projects, publishing high-quality strategic research, and liaising with high-ranking private stakeholders and government officials.
Senior economist at the ISO, the world's largest ICB (Intergovernmental Commodity Body) with 87 member countries, leading multidisciplinary projects, publishing high-quality strategic research, and liaising with high-ranking private stakeholders and government officials. PhD and MSc in Economics.
Chairman of World Conferences in Commodities
Chairman (ad interim) of 2012 London ISO MECAS Meeting
Head of ISO Econometric Forecasting for Sugar and Ethanol
Technical Expert at OECD/FAO Annual Consultation on Commodities, Paris/Rome (2005-2013)
Responsible for executing CFC Fast-Track Projects in Brazil (2009 – 2011) - USD 300 k
Fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French
11 years in senior role as speaker/chairman in leading conferences (selection below):
Sugar Ministerial – Mauritius (November 2013)
1st, 2nd and 3rd Sugar and Ethanol Summits – Brazil Day, London (July 2013 and 2012);
CIBE Congress, France, July 2012
World Agricultural Investment Terrapinn, London, June 2012
CUBAZUCAR 50 Years, Havana, June 2012
Financial Times World Agricultural Conference, London, March 2012
UNCTAD World Commodity Week, February 2012
CGB Assemblee General, December 2011
Dry Bulk Shipping Conference, Turkey, April 2011
London School of Economics Seminar on LED, London, March 2010
(in German language), BB Göttingen Conference, Göttingen, March 2010
Chairman, the Magenta World Sugar Summit, Cape Town, September 2009
Co-Chairman and speaker, 15th IBC Asia Conference, Bangkok, August 2009
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce Seminar, New York, May 2009
Financial Times Commodity Currencies Seminar, London, September 2008
Chairman, Commodity Investment World Asia Conference, Singapore, July 2008
Regular TV-guest of Bloomberg Brazil. Interviewee with Reuters, the Financial Times, Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal, Valor Econômico, Bloomberg, etc.
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