BRICS CCI

I Mr. Joao Gilberto Vaz

BRICS CCI - Representative in BRAZIL

Personal Information:

Born: 15′ of January of 1965
Place of Birth: Sao Miguel Arcanjo- State of Sao Paulo – Brazil
Married with Mrs. Claudia Marcia Meirelles da Silva Vaz (1 son and 3 daughters)

Nationalities/ Citizenship
Brazil
France – European Community

Languages Proficiency:

Ø  Portuguese Spoken, written and read

Ø  Spanish Spoken, written and read

Ø  English Spoken, written and read

Ø  French Spoken, written and read

Ø  Italian Spoken, and read

Ø  Japanese – Basic Knowledge


Recent Past Occupation(s)

ABRARENAS – Brazilian Association of Arena Operators & Suppliers
Founding Member
In charge of term during FIFA 2013 Confederations Cup & FIFA 2014 World Cup – Brazil
Period : 2008 to 2015

ArenA doBrasil Ltda (Stadium & Arenas Operations)
Vice President of Strategic Partnership / Shareholder
Brasilia – Brazil
Period: 2007 to 2015

Technical Background Courses & Extension Courses

Participated in several courses on these themes:

Ø  Aviation, Aerospace and Defence Segment (Commercial Pilot License)

Ø  Telecom and Remote Sensing Satellite

Ø  Technology Transfer for the Defence Industry

Ø  Sustainable Development

Ø  Negotiations in the Private Sector

Ø  Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs

Ø  Competitive Intelligence and tactics against industrial espionage


Stadia and Venue Operations Courses

2009

August 2009 – Stadium Steward Advanced Course – Amsterdam ArenA & Grupo GP – Sao Paulo – Brazil

2010

September 2010 – Stadium Management Course- Bucks New University – EAVM – IAAM – London – England

2011

February 2011 – Stadium Hospitality & Stadium Steward Course – FPF – Sao Paulo Football Federation & Secretary of Sports of the City of Sao Paulo – Sao Paulo – Brazil

Professional Class Associations (previous and present)

Ø 1994 – Member A.F.A.- Air Force Association -Washington – DC – USA

Ø 1996 -AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Washington DC – USA

Ø 1997 – AIAB – Brazilian Industrial Aerospace Association – Sao J. dos Campos – Brazil

Ø 1998 – Brazilian – US Chamber of Commerce – S5o Paulo – Brazil

Ø 1998 – I.A.F. International Astronautics Federation – Paris – France (Currently the only private company in Brazil member of IAF.)

Ø 1998 – Founding Member- International Space week- Houston-Texas – USA

Ø 1998 – Society for International Space Cooperation – SISC – Washington DC. USA

Ø 1999 – President of Spaceweek of Brazil – Sao Jose dos Campos – Brazil

Ø 1999 – Member (Founder) ADS&M – Agency for the Development of the South-eastern and Mercosul S3o Jose dos Campos – SP – Brazil

Ø 2001 – Society of Competitive and Intelligent Professionals – SCIP Chapter of Washington – DC – USA

Ø 2002 – Council Brazil – Japan – CNI/ Keidanren – Tokyo -Japan ( Still member )

Ø 2002 – Brazilian Consuls Association -Sao Paulo – Brazil ( Still Member )

Ø 2003 – ABT – Brazilian Telecom Association – Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Ø 2003 – Society of Satellite Professionals International. New BOA-USA

Ø 2003 – United Nations Committee Regional Group of Space Technology Latin America and Caribbean – Vienna• Austria.

Ø 2003 – ABIMDE – Brazilian Defence Industry Association. SP- Brazil

Ø 2003 – Transparency Brazil – Anti-Corruption Forum-SP. Brazil

Ø 2003 – ABRAIC- Brazilian Competitive Intelligence Association

Ø 2004 – Honorary Trade Advisor – Ministry of Commerce- Royal Thai Government

Ø 2004 – Association of Honorary Consuls of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil (Still Member)

Ø 2004 – M.B.C. – Brazilian Competitive Movement-Brasilia – Brazil

Ø 2005 – British Interplanetary Society- London – United Kingdom

Ø 2009 – Member of IAAM – International Association of Venue Managers – USA

Ø 2010 – Member (Founder) of ABRARENAS – Brazilian Association of Operators and Suppliers of Multi Purpose Arenas – Sao Paulo – Brazil

Ø 2014 – Founder – Brazilian Hospitality Training Centre – Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Ø 2014 – Founder – BRICS U-17 FOOTBALL CUP – Football Tournament among BRICS Nations


Curiosity :

Ø Mr. Vaz is listed as Record Holder 0 Guinness World Records Book as the holder of the largest collection of airline boarding passes in the world. (3358 Boarding passes on 106 different airlines visiting 153 countries.

Ø Record Holder by Rank Brazil as the Most Travelled Airline Passenger In Brazil.