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Rodrigo Mota

Country Representative, Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean

Rodrigo Mota is the United States Trade and Development Agency's Senior Country Representative for Brazil. In this capacity, Rodrigo is responsible for implementing and overseeing the agency’s programs in the country in direct coordination with the agency’s headquarters in Arlington, VA.

Rodrigo Mota has nearly two decades of experience serving in key capacities for the United States Government in Brazil. Prior to USTDA, Rodrigo held different positions with the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) where he authored economic and market intelligence reports, led trade missions, official delegations to the US, monitored developments in key areas, including Intellectual Property Rights, Infrastructure Development and Financing, Emerging Technologies, as well as helped advance strategic projects in both Brazil and the United States.

By way of background, Rodrigo Mota holds a bachelor’s degree in International Trade Administration from the University of S.C. do Sul (USCS), an International Executive MBA in International Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) – in association with the Harris School of the University of Chicago, and several overseas executive education programs. Rodrigo is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

U.S. Consulate General, Sao Paulo
Rua Henri Dunant, 700 Chacara Santo Antonio
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 04709-110
Phone: +55 (11) 5186-7335
Fax: +55 (11) 5186-7396
Email: rmota@ustda.gov