Welber Barral

Welber Barral

Welber Barral
President, Brazil Industries Coalition (BIC)

Mr. Barral currently serves as the Chairman of the Brazil Industries Coalition (BIC), an independent organization established in 2000 to represent the Brazilian private sector in Washington. He is also a senior consultant with Barral M Jorge & Associates, a consulting firm in international trade and government relations, with offices in Brasilia and São Paulo. In addition, he is a Professor of International Trade at the Brazilian diplomatic academy for the Instituto Rio Branco. Previously, Mr. Barral acted as Secretary of Foreign Trade of Brazil (2007-2011) at SECEX, the agency responsible for the implementation of trade policy in Brazil, in accordance with decisions taken by the Chamber of Ministers. Prior to joining SEXEX, Mr. Barral held numerous high profile positions, including managing partner at BCA Consulting from 1999-2007.


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