Diego started his career at the University of South Carolina, where he studied Economics, before heading to the World Trade Institute in Switzerland to earn his Masters of International Law and Economics.
In the past, he worked as a consultant on trade intelligence, international economics, and market access for countries worldwide. Diego is highly skilled in business development, namely product brokering and the introduction of new products into markets, as well as conducting in-depth market analysis for companies looking to expand their reach.
He has been working as the leader of the investment team at Sidera Consult since early 2014, assisting and representing global companies in Brazil.
Diego is a native speaker of Portuguese and is fluent in English and Spanish.
I.S.E.O. Summer School from the Istituto di Studi Economici e per l’Occupazione – ISEO (2017)
Masters of International Law and Economics (LL.M.) from the World Trade Institute – Berne University (2006-2007)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics (B.A.) – University of South Carolina (2000-2005)
Nassar, A., Ures, D. (2008): Series of eight papers on “Improving WTO Transparency: Shadow Domestic Support Notifications”, Chapter on Brazil, ICONE and IFPRI-Coordinated Research Project.
Costa, C. C., Chiodi, L., Nassar, A., Ures, D.: “Implications of the Doha Round Outcomes for Brazil”, Institute for International Trade Negotiations (ICONE), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food & Agriculture Trade Policy Council, and International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD). Available at http://www.agritrade.org/events/documents/Brazil.pdf (2008).
Ures, D. (2007): “The Future of Biofuels: Trade, Technology, and Environment”. Master Thesis (Master of International Law and Economics). World Trade Institute – MILE 7 / Berne University, Bern, Switzerland, 2007.
Speaker at a ITCSD conference (2013), in Geneva, on the Economic Impact of Implementations of WTO Appellate Body and Panel Decisions by Developing and Least Developing Countries.