Rafael Ferrão

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Rafael is the Leading Trade Analyst for our Brasília office with an emphasis in trade remedies and customs legislation.

He manages our trade remedy investigations and analyzes all possible strategies that the trade authorities could carry out. This analysis is invaluable in order to obtain the best possible outcome for our clients.

Before joining Sidera, Rafael spent 11 years at the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), where his responsibilities included serving in anti-dumping and safeguards investigations (initiated between 2007 and 2012) for the Brazilian domestic industry. During his time there, Rafael also conducted on-the-spot verifications performed by DECOM (domestic industry, importers and exporters).

Bachelor of Management and Foreign Trade from Estácio de Sá University, Rio de Janeiro (2007)

Masters in Business Administration– MBA Relações Governamentais from Fundação Getulio Vargas(2017-2019)

 

Rafael é bastante comprometido com o trabalho que se destina a fazer e é um bom colega de equipe.

Rafael has the highest level of commitment to his work and is a great colleague.

José Carlos Cavalcanti de Araújo Filho

Rafael é bastante competente e focado em suas atividades. Profissional sério, seguro, ético, comprometido e profundo conhecedor do funcionamento de uma empresa e do assunto defesa comercial.

Rafael is highly competent and focused in his tasks. He is serious, confidential, ethical, committed and profoundly knowledgeable in company operations and in the subject of commercial defense.

Carlos Titton

Rafael Fernandes de Castro Abrantes Ferrão é pessoa de meu conhecimento, profissional, competente, correto e responsável em seus compromissos, tendo o mesmo exercido a função de Chefe de Serviço no Departamento de Defesa Comercial no Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior. Durante todo o período em que esteve na função, manteve sua conduta pessoal e profissional irrepreensíveis, razão pela qual recomendo seus serviços profissionais.

Rafael Fernandes de Castro Abrantes Ferrão is a person I have known to be: professional, competent, exacting and responsible in his duties as Head of Service in the Department of Trade Defense in the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. Throughout the period in which he was in this position, his personal and professional conduct was irreproachable. I highly recommend his professional services.

-Mariluce de Almeida Pagano
Consultora de Comércio Exterior e ex-diretora do Departamento de Defesa Comercial do MDIC

Rafael é um profissional excepcional em seus projetos. Executa bem suas idéias, e habilidades em suas análises. Ele denota uma forte experiência nas suas consultorias. Um profissional que gostaria de contar sempre que precisar.

Rafael is an exceptional professional in his field. He executes his ideas well, and is highly skilled in analysis, which is he mark of a highly experienced consultant. A professional whom you can count on whenever needed.

Juliana Amorim

Rafael é um excelente colega de trabalho, sempre atento às demandas da chefia e, consequentemente, ágil nas respostas às dificuldades inerentes ao trabalho.

Rafael is an excellent work colleague, always attentive to his company’s requests, and, consequently, highly responsive to difficulties inherent in his work.

Rodrigo Serran, Foreign Trade Analyst