Wagner Parente occupies the executive post of CEO at Barral M Jorge with advisory roles in both the government relations and international trade teams. Previously, Wagner was an institution relations adviser at the Queiroz Galvão Group, institutional relations manager at Oxiteno Chemical Industry, an international trade lawyer at Felsberg e Associados and foreign trade analyst at the Federation of Industries of São Paulo (Fiesp). During 2010, Wagner participated in a training program for lawyers in the Brazilian Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. Wagner is a lawyer, with a master’s degree in international economic relations from PUC-SP in addition to executive training from FIA-USP (MBA in Business Management). Academically, he is the coordinator and co-founder of the Government Relations course at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, in addition to being a professor of Foreign Trade at the same institution.