Mariana is a consultant in the field of International Trade, with a focus on customs-related issues and trade remedies.
She has extensive experience in anti-dumping investigations, and her expertise in tariff reduction mechanisms and tariff classification (including “ex-tarifários’’) has added valuable insight to clients all over the world. Through data collection and due diligence skills, Mariana has helped companies in countries as diverse as India, China, South Korea, Germany, and the USA, navigate and better understand the Brazilian market. Her past experience also includes a stint in the technology sector, where she helped design Latin American pricing strategies for multinational companies.
In her current role, Mariana leads projects for clients in the chemical, rubber, textile, paper, steel, and machinery sectors. She has carried out various on-the-spot verifications for these clients, including the first subsidy verification ever performed by the Brazilian Trade Remedy Department (DECOM).
Mariana is a native English and Portuguese speaker.
Bachelor of Economics from PUC-SP.
Further studies in Economics from Ursinus College – USA and from the London School of Economics.
Gabriel Połącarz – Category Lead Buyer – Styrenics w Synthos S.A.
“Mariana is both: a professional and a warm person. She is task and all project details oriented.”
André Coraça – Controller at Bombardier Transportation
“Mariana’s work for us made a complex process seem simple. Efficient and always available, her professionalism resulted in the best outcome possible. If that weren’t enough, Mariana is polite, engaging and just fun to be around!”
Marília Prado – Former International Trade Analyst at Rimowa
“Mariana is a very competent and focused professional. With a strong knowledge in international trade strategy, she was a key person in the partnership developed during a project of tariff reduction, called “Ex Tarifário” for railway equipment. She achieved a high negotiation performance with the Brazilian government and helped the company to increase savings and boost up the profit margin for a specific project”.