Alvaro Ferreira is Manager of Trade Consulting Services at IBERC, an international trade consultancy based in Washington, DC. In this capacity, he advises foreign governments, trade associations and multinational corporations in Asia, Latin America and the USA on a wide variety of textile-related matters.
He has authored numerous reports on trade and economic policy, corporate strategy and structural conditions in the textile, clothing and retail industries, and has conducted extensive research on the effects of quota elimination on global trade patterns. In addition, he monitors regulatory policy as relates to textiles in the USA, the European Union, Mexico and various other countries, and advises clients on bilateral, regional and multilateral negotiations and WTO proceedings. Alvaro has also advised foreign governments in their negotiations with the US Government.
Alvaro’s prior professional experience includes work with the Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, the European-American Business Council, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Alvaro holds a Masters degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Government from Lafayette College. He is a national of Spain and is bilingual in Spanish and English and fluent in French.