Fernando Pieri Leonardo
Fernando Pieri Leonardo is Senior Advisor, Brazil, to Trusted Trade Alliance, and Senior Partner of the law firm of HLL Advogados Associados, with offices in Belo Horizonte and Sao Paulo. An attorney specializing in the customs and tax law of Brazil, he is also active in the field of foreign investment law. He is also the President of the ABEAD Association of Customs Studies, and is a professor and lecturer at the post-graduate level in the programs of FIEMG, CEAJUFE, IEC-PUC MINAS, CAD, IBEMC, UNICURITIBA and FEAD. He is a member of the International Academy of Customs Law and numerous trade associations in Brazil. Fernando obtained his law degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais in 1995, and is fluent in English and Spanish, in addition to his native Portuguese.