BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The heart of B2 International Consulting.

Marcio Barbosa

CHAIRMAN

Formerly Marcio served as Vice-President of UNESCO, President of the International Astronautic Federation (IAF), CEO of Education Above All Foundation and Katara Cultural Village and General Director of the INPE (Brazil).

Alexandre Barbosa

FOUNDING PARTNER AND CEO

Alexandre founded B2IC in 2010 and is also member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil – Catalonia, in Barcelona. He is a Mechanical Engineer with a Master’s degree in International Commerce in Paris and a degree in General Management (PDG) from IESE in Spain.

Diana Paradela

FOUNDING PARTNER AND CMO

Diana is a co-founder of B2IC and is currently our Chief Marketing Officer. Previously she worked in the marketing and international affairs department of Katara Cultural Village, was an Events Manager in Qatar and Marketing Coordinator in the L’Oréal Group in Paris.

ADVISORY BOARD

The robust experience that supports us.

Javier Mirallas Sarabia

President of the Brazil-Catalonia Chamber Commerce

Current Chairman of the Brazil-Catalonia Chamber of Commerce, ICS Intelligence and ICS Solutions and the Foundation “Salud y Persona”. He is also member of the Advisory Board of several renowned companies such as Securitas, Transcoma and British Telecom.

Elias Haddad

SPECIALIST IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Over 25 years of international advisory experience across energy, transport, technology, real estate and industrial sectors on strategic planning, market entry and capital formation. Director, Enverra. Former Managing Director, US-Qatar Business Council.

Luiz Fernando Mendes

President and CEO of CELF

Chairman and CEO of CELF Consultoría Empresarial. He is a member of the board of the France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce, Space Imaging Brazil (SIB), and the Brazilian Instruction Society, maintained by the Cándido Mendes University, where he is also Director of International Affairs.

SENIOR CONSULTANTS

Our prestigious network of international collaborators.

Alice de Jenlis

Alice de Jenlis is a senior consultant with a vast experience in different instances of international communications: press relations, public relations, print media, publicity, marketing, associations and sponsorships in the sectors of luxury goods, fashion, fragrances, decoration, art, music and cinema.

Artur Carneiro

Artur Carneiro has extensive experience leading and developing financial structure solutions and relationships with important clients. He founded Exes, a company specialized in the execution of complex financial transactions for the sectors that are the mainstay of the Brazilian economy.

Bruno Licarião

He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Pan Seguros S.A. and founding partner of Exes Consulting. As an attorney, he was co-Director of the Legal Department for Latin America and partner of the BTG Pactual Group and Foreign Associate in the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP, in New York.

Carlos J. Baena

CEO and founder of Financiagence, with a recognized professional career of more than 20 years in the financial sector. He was CEO and founder of different companies in Spain, being promoter of commercial operations in the stock, equity and real estate market of various types and collaborator of the main banking entities in the Spanish market.

Celso Ribeiro

Bachelor of Engineering with more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Celso is an expert in strategic consulting for the structuring of corporate solutions and national and international business development. He currently holds the position of CEO of CRON - Sistemas & Tecnologia.

Deaa Abusara Darwich

Expert in International Business Development, Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence. Deaa has extensive experience in the energy sector and engineering around 4 continents at the corporate level. Expert in Strategy and Innovation accredited by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), advises in the field of new technologies and systems for sustainable projects.

Didier Melchior

Senior Banking Executive with over 30 years experience in Foreign Exchange and Money Markets, Didier was a Chief trader and Vice president with Citibank (11 years), Treasurer and Managing Director with Banque Privée de Gestion Financière, shareholder and chief Executive at Coppuyns SA (Interbank brokerage), Managing Director with Soprofi (risk management). He was also a consultant with missions (Russian House, Lunalogic, SVP).

Dyane Dufresne

Ms. Dufresne has more than 35 years of experience, leading managerial, operational and human resources functions in international and public sector organizations. Since 2010, she is working as a senior international management and human resources consultant in areas of human resources management, audit, evaluation, risk management and strategic planning for major international organizations.

Dr. Gylvan Meira

He is a renowned researcher and Senior Consultant in climate change and sustainable development with a trajectory of more than 30 years. He was Vice-president of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Climate Change (IPCC) and President of the Brazilian Space Agency INPE.

Dr. Jorge Werthein

With more than 40 years of experience in the field of education, Mr. Werthein is a special advisor to the General Director of the Internamerican Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA). He previously served as Director of the UNESCO offices in New York, Washington and Brasil.

José Riba Vidal

With more than 25 years of experience, José Riba is a partner in the Riba Vidal law firm, which is specialized in comprehensive conflict resolution and the use of procedural intelligence. He also works as an associate professor of Procedural Law at the Pompeu Fabra University.

José Carlos Abreu

Professor in finance and investment analysis courses at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil) since 2009. José Carlos, who has a degree in Civil Engineering (PUC-RJ), has an MBA from UCLA (USA), Master in Engineering Financial and Investment Analysis (PUC-RJ) and has an MBA in finance from IBMEC-RJ. He went through internationally renowned entities such as TESLA and is currently a Financial Consultant for the NPF Group.

Juan Manuel Caserza

His professional activity has developed both in the Spanish public sector and in the international private sector. He held different positions in diplomatic and consular representations in different countries and executive positions in multinational companies such as Iberdrola and Grupo Telefônica. He is currently the director of expansion in Mondial's EMEA territories.

Marcos Saad

Marcos Saad is founder President of the Brazilian Association of Strip Malls. With an extensive career of more than 30 years, he has carried out important tasks as a partner and co-founder of companies such as REP (Real Estate Partners) and MECMalls, where he is currently active. He is also founding partner of NDEV (Center for the Development of Retail Expansions).

Óscar Orriols​

Oscar Orriols has a law degree from UNED and the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Member and partner of Riba Vidal Abogados, Orriols has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer advising companies and startups in various areas.

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