Carlos Henrique Jorge Brando
Partner and Director P&A Ltda
Carlos Brando is a civil engineer who attended the SPURS and PhD programs at MIT. A shareholder at Pinhalense and a partner at P&A, whose long and diversified experience in the coffee sector has led it to consult for the International Coffee Organization, World Bank, Sustainable Trade Initiative, Global Coffee Platform, World Cocoa Foundation and many other companies and institutions. He has coordinated coffee projects in more than 50 producing countries across five continents, including all the main coffee growing areas of Brazil. P&A has consulted for projects to promote coffee consumption in over 15 countries including the world’s main coffee producers. Carlos has sat on the boards of UTZ Certified and Ipanema Coffees, is a member of the Coffee Chamber of B3 (Brazilian Stock and Commodities Exchange), the Coffee Quality Institute’s Board of Trustees and MIT Global Development Lab Advisory Board and chairman of the boards of the Global Coffee Platform and the Coffee and Immigration Museums in Brazil. In 2017 Carlos received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the African Fine Coffees Association.