Marcos Fava Neves is an international expert on global food, agribusiness and bioenergy strategies and a part-time professor of planning and strategy at the School of Business (FEARP) of the University of São Paulo (USP) and FGV Business School, both in Brazil. International Visiting Professor at Purdue University (Indiana, since 2013), University of Buenos Aires (Argentina, since 2006) and University of Pretoria (South Africa, since 2020).
Graduated as an agronomic engineer from ESALQ/University of São Paulo – Piracicaba in 1991.
Has specialized in strategic-planning processes for companies and food chains and works as a board member of both public and private organizations, being member of more than 10 international boards.
Created Markestrat think-tank with other partners employing around 60 people and doing international projects, studies and research for more than 300 agri-food business organizations and a shareholder of 4 startups.
Has published more than 100 articles in international journals and has been author and editor of 63 books by 10 different publishers in 10 countries.
Did more than 1250 lectures and presentations in 25 countries and is a “Fellow” of the IFAMA (International Food and Agribusiness Management Association), title received in Minneapolis – 2015. Very active in social media, his platforms at LinkedIn and Instagram have thousands of followers.
Finally, in 2018 created the www.doutoragro.com knowledge platform.