Filipe joined IATA in 2003 as Country Manager for Brazil. Filipe holds a bachelor degree in economics, and concluded his Masters in Administration at Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, Brazil, in 2010.
With more than 25 years’ experience in the civil aviation sector, Filipe started his career as a trainee at Lufthansa German Airlines. After heading IATA`s operations in Brazil for 10 years, Filipe joined the Miami Regional Office of IATA in 2013 as Director of Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security, for The Americas.
Amongst his objectives are the promotion of IATA`s Passenger and Cargo Agendas, which include projects on revolutionizing the travel experience for passengers and the elimination of paper from the Cargo processes through the implementation of e-cargo. On the airport side, Filipe coordinates IATA initiatives on improving security and facilitation, as well as airport expansions and modernization projects. Lastly, Filipe leads IATA engagements with airports and regulatory bodies regarding developments on new regulations, charges and taxation.