Master in Biotechnology and in Business Administration, has more than 20 years of international experience as a Senior Executive in important management positions and has a long history of business turnarounds, solid financial background and great expertise in sales and marketing. Between 2005 and 2018, Sergio took on several management roles with increasing responsibilities at Bayer and was named Head of Animal Health for Latin America in his last year at the company. In November 2020, joined as Vice President of the Animal Nutrition and Health for Ruminants business at DSM.

João Schimansky Netto

He has been operating in the beef market for over 15 years. Since 2012, he has been purchasing manager for South America at Swedish retail Norvida A.B. Previously, he worked at JBS as a trader and on the Pricing and Sales Management Board for the European continent.

He has also worked at Bertin, where he was responsible for meat sales and new products development. At Marfrig, he was the quality assurance coordinator. He is gratuated in Business Administration from UniSALESIANO in Lins, in the state of São Paulo.


Rabobank Brasil’s Social and Environmental Risk Team Leader, where she works since 2013 and is responsible for monitoring the social and environmental risk of the bank’s clients, with a focus on mitigating clients’ credit, reputation and legal risks, as well as the development and maintenance of assessment tools and customer monitoring. Aline has a degree in Environmental Engineering at UNESP, a postgraduate degree in Environmental Management at ESALQ-USP and an MBA in Agribusiness Management at FGV-SP. Prior to Rabobank, she worked in the sustainability area at the companies Copersucar and JBS.


BSc and Environmental Engineer graduated from UFABC – Federal University of ABC, Luiza Bruscato has worked for most of her career with sustainability projects, adding fifteen years of experience in the public, private and third sector. Of these, for five years she was responsible for education projects for sustainability at BASF / FEE – Espaço ECO Foundation, serving agribusiness clients, especially large cooperatives. Since 2017, she has been dedicated to the spread of good practices in livestock. At Athenagro Consulting, she coordinated three editions of the Livestock Rally, the last in 2019. Three years ago, she assumed the position of Executive Director at GTPS, the Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock, in which he has worked with the main leaders of the meat, leather and dairy production chain and the largest producers, input and service companies, industry, retail and NGOs in the search for solutions for the sustainable development of livestock. She is also a visiting professor at IPOG’s Agribusiness Management MBA.

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