Tatiana Palermo

Tatiana is an International Trade, Public Policies and Regulatory Advocacy expert based in Washington DC. She specializes on topics related to agricultural trade, market access negotiations, sanitary and phytosanitary requirements, trade regulations and facilitation, regulatory barriers and policies, trade and investment promotion, investments’ attraction, regional integration and regulatory and legislative advocacy. 

Tatiana served as Secretary for International Agribusiness Relations (Vice-Minister) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil, acting as Brazil’s chief agricultural negotiator, and has an extensive track record of senior management positions in  government and in the private sector in Brazil, The Netherlands and Russia.

Tatiana sat on Boards of Directors of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), of the National Food Supply Company of Brazil (Conab) and of the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil).

Tatiana has a strong legal background having worked throughout her career with diverse regulatory, legislative and policy issues related to agriculture, industry and services sectors. She holds an LL.M. Degree in International Business Law from Leiden University (The Netherlands), a Master’s Degree in Private Law from the Russian Post-Graduate School for Private Law, and a Post-Graduate Degree in Law of Economic & Commercial International Relations from Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil).

Since 2017, Tatiana has been writing a column for the Brazilian newspaper “Gazeta do Povo” about international political and economic trends, macroeconomic policy-making, international trade and investments.