Roberio Oliveira Silva
Roberio Oliveira Silva

Company: Candidate to ICO Executive Director
Position: Director del Departamento de Café
Country: Brasil

Robério Silva is currently the Director of the Coffee Department at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply and was appointed by the Brazilian Government as a Candidate to the post of Executive Director of the International Coffee Organisation.

Mr. Silva, a graduate in Economics of a prestigious Brazilian University (UFMG), has 25 years of experience in the field of commodities both in the public and private sectors. He previously held posts as Commodities Secretary in the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade and Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Chamber of Foreign Trade. In the international arena, Mr. Silva was Secretary-General of the Association of Coffee Producing Countries for a period of eight years, and, in the private sector, he was Secretary‐General of the Brazilian Federation of Coffee Exporters.