Our team

Luiz Carlos Corrêa Carvalho (Director)

Academic Formation

  • Agricultural Engineer – Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” – ESALQ/USP (1983).
  • Specialization in Agricultural Economics and Management – Faculdade de Economia e Administração – FEA/USP and Vanderbilt University (Nashville – TN).

Experiences

  • Partner-director – Canaplan (1983).
  • Market Relations Director – Alto Alegre S/A.
  • Founding-partner – Bioagência
  • President – Brazilian Agribusiness Association – ABAG (2012 – 2015).
  • Board member – Sao Paulo State’s Industry Federation (Since 2006).
  • Counsellor – Bioenergy Producers Association – UDOP (2008 – 2012).
  • President – Brazilian government’s Sectorial Chamber of Sugar and Ethanol Production Chain (2003 – 2007).
  • Executive of public and private organizations (PLANALSUCAR, IAA, CENAL and AIAA, UNICA).
  • Awarded with the Bunge Foundation Agroenergy prize.
  • Other prizes: Fernando Costa medal (2008); SAE Brasil (Agricultural machines); Walter Accorsi medal – ESALQ; Agronomist of the year (2011).


Fernando Moraes Corrêa Carvalho

Academic Formation
  • Economist – Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba – UNIMEP (2004).

Experiences

  • Greenfield Implementation projects.
  • Economic evaluations
  • Crop Project Canaplan.
  • Intern – Dedini Control Department (2002 – 2003).
  • Intern – Cosan (current Raízen): Domestic market sugar analyst. (2000 – 2001).

 

Ricardo Inojosa Costa 

Academic Formation

  • Agricultural Engineer – Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” – ESALQ/USP (2012).
  • Specialization in sugarcane production costs and economic viability – PECEGE/USP (2013).

Experiences

  • Projects evaluations, agricultural diligences and studies of economic viability.
  • Agricultural analysis of sugar and ethanol mills.
  • Crop Project Canaplan.
  • Technical trips to Mexico and South Africa.
  • Winner of the 4th TOP Etanol Prize with the study "Characterization of the economic viability of irrigation systems for sugarcane" (2013).

 

Nilceu Piffer Cardozo 

Academic Formation

  • Agricultural Engineer – Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” – FCAV/UNESP – Awarded with the “Agronomy” prize (2008).
  • Specialization in sugarcane crop – Instituto Agronômico de Campinas – IAC (2007).
  • Specialization in Agribusiness – FUNDACE/USP (2009).
  • Specialization in Investment and Management of sugarcane industry – PECEGE/ESALQ (2012).
  • Master in Agricultural systems engineering – ESALQ/USP (2012).
  • Specialization in agricultural soils management – ESALQ/USP (2013).
  • Doctor in Ecophysiology of sugarcane flowering – UNESP/Botucatu (current).

Experiences

  • Sugarcane Technology Centre: Sugarcane varieties development (2012 – 2014).
  • Cosan – Barra Mill (current Raízen): Agricultural operations supervisor (2010 – 2011).
  • Winner of the 3rd TOP Etanol Prize with the study "Analysis of economic risk to sugarcane crop according climatic conditions in different Sao Paulo State regions." (2012).
  • 2nd place of the 5th TOP Etanol Prize with the study “Technical and environmental sustainability of sugarcane irrigation in different Brazilian regions” (2014).

 

Ciro Mendes Sitta

Academic Formation

  • Agricultural Engineer – Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” – ESALQ/USP (2013).

Experiences

  • Crop Project Canaplan (2012 – current).
  • Development of agricultural implements.
  • Intern – LMC International (2013): Researcher.
  • Intern – Group of sugarcane studies – GECA (2010 – 2012).
  • Winner of the 5th TOP Etanol Prize with the study "Dimensioning, viability and quality analysis of deep, bedded land preparation in sugarcane crop.” (2014).

 

Eduardo Salvador Pereira

Academic Formation

  • Agricultural Engineer – Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” – ESALQ/USP (2013).
  • Fisher College of Business – The Ohio State University (2012).

Experiences

  • Crop Project Canaplan (2013 – current).
  • Cambridge English certificate – Advanced Level (CAE).

 

Sandra Medeiros

Administrative, financial and organizational support. 

 

Associate Consultants
  • RDR Consultores
  • LMC International
  • Agrocamp