Celso Moretti


President of Embrapa

Celso Moretti has a BSc. in agronomy, a Master and a PhD degree in plant production. Researcher with Embrapa for 25 years, he has dedicated the last elevena years to public administration. He is alumni (2016) of the Harvard School of Government, Harvard University (Cambridge, USA). He was CNPq's fellow from 1999 to 2017. He is Courtesy Associate Professor with the University of Florida (Gainesville, USA) since 2006, and Honorary Professor at the Universidad Nacional del Santa (Peru) since 2010. He advised Master and PhD students at the University of Brasilia (UnB) from 2003 through 2017.He is author of book chapters, editor of technical books and author and co-author of scientific papers in national and international journals. He has extensive international experience having presented scientific papers, acted as a consultant and delivered lectures, seminars and conferences in more than 30 countries. He is currently the President of Embrapa.


"The positive effects of healthy diets on society are well documented by the research community. I am invested in fostering an environment where all the world citizens have access to high quality diets at affordable prices."