Leonardo Lahud TRAIL+ 2

TRAIL+ 2, Leonardo Lahud


Leonardo Lahud has been working as a Foreign Trade Analyst at the Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretariat (Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services – MDIC) since 2013.

As a government official, Leonardo started his career at the Department of Trade Remedies (DECOM), where his responsibilities were to conduct antidumping, countervailing and safeguard investigations and support Brazilian exporters in trade remedies investigations conducted by investigating authorities abroad. From January 2015 to March 2016, he worked as an advisor of the Secretary of Foreign Trade, and was involved with the most important subjects of foreign trade and in a number of different projects.

In April 2016 Leonardo was promoted to general coordinator of regulation and trade facilitation at the Department of Foreign Trade Competitiveness (DECOE). In this position, he was appointed manager of the Brazilian Single Window Project (Programa Portal Único de Comércio Exterior). Besides the Single Window Project, he was also responsible for the Brazil’s trade facilitation agenda, including the establishment of the National Trade Facilitation Committee (Confac) and several bilateral and regional negotiations and cooperation projects in the trade facilitation field.

Leonardo holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF). He also has a Specialization in Trade Remedies from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC).

He speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese.