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- International Hotel Investment Forum -

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Profile

H.E. João Gilberto Vaz

CEO, Brazilian Tourism & Hospitality Group

Experience
Current:
C.E.O.
BRAZILIAN TOURISM & HOSPITALITY GROUP
June 2016 – until date.
Tourism and Hospitality Projects Development
C.E.O.
BRAZSAT COMMERCIAL SPACE SERVICES
February 1991 – until date.
Space and satellite related services.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AMBASSADOR TOKYO HOSPITALITY CENTER
September 2016 – until date – Tokyo, Japan
REPRESENTATIVE FOR BRAZIL
BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry August 2015 – until date. New Delhi - India Representative for Brazil
Official BRICS Chamber of Commerce & Industry.


PREVIOUS
SPECIAL ADVISOR-AMBASSADOR
ANOCA - ASSOCIATION OFNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES OFAFRICA
October 2015 – August 2016 (11 months) Special Advisor / Ambassador
ANOCA - Casa da Africa - Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics 2016

CEO ORGANIZING COMMITTEE BRICS U-17 FOOTBALL CUP
January 2015 – August 2016 (1 year 8 months)
The FIRST footballevent to be played among BRICS nations - (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)

CONSUL GENERAL (HONORARY)
CONSULADO GERAL HONORÁRIO DA REPUBLICA DA BULGARIA IN RIO DE JANEIRO
March 2002 – July 2016 (14 years 5 months) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil http://www.bulgariario.org.br

PREVIOUS

ABRARENAS – Brazilian Association of Arena Operators & Suppliers Founding Member
President in charge of term during the FIFA 2013 Confederations Cup & FIFA 2014 World Cup – Brazil 2008 to 2015

ARENA DO BRASIL / ARENA SOLUTIONS (Stadium & Arenas Operations) Vice President of Strategic Partnership / Shareholder
Brasilia – Brazil 2007 to 2015

SPACE IMAGING DO BRASIL
Shareholder Brasilia – Brazil 2002 to Present

TECHNICAL BACKGROUND COURSES & EXTENSION COURSES

Participated in several courses on these themes:

• Aviation, Aerospace and Defense Segment including Commercial Pilot License
• Telecom and Remote Sensing Satellite
• Technology Transfer for the Defense Industry
• Sustainable Development
• Negotiationsin the Private Sector
• Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs
• Competitive Intelligence and tacticsagainst industrial espionage
• Working Internshipsin USA, Germany, Italy and Japan
LANGUAGES


• English
• Spanish
• French  
• Italian
• Portuguese
• Basic Japanese

PROFESSIONAL CLASS ASSOCIATIONS & SPECIAL NOMINATIONS


• 1994 – Member A.F.A.- Air Force Association -Washington – DC – USA
• 1996 -AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Washington DC – USA
• 1997 – AIAB – Brazilian Industrial Aerospace Association – Sao J. dos Campos – Brazil
• 1998 – Brazilian – US Chamber of Commerce – S5o Paulo – Brazil
• 1998 – I.A.F. International Astronautics Federation – Paris – France (Currently the only private company in Brazilmember of IAF.)
• 1998 – Founding Member- International Space week- Houston-Texas – USA
• 1998 – Society for International Space Cooperation – SISC – Washington DC. USA
• 1999 – President of Spaceweek of Brazil– Sao Jose dos Campos – Brazil
• 1999 – Member (Founder) ADS&M – Agency for the Development of the South-Eastern and Mercosul São Jose dos Campos – SP – Brazil

• 2001 – Society Competitive Intelligent Professionals – SCIP - Washington – DC – USA
• 2002 – Council Brazil– Japan – CNI/ Keidanren – Tokyo -Japan ( Still member )
• 2002 – Brazilian Consuls Association -Sao Paulo – Brazil( Still Member
• 2003 – Society of Satellite Professionals International. New BOA-USA
• 2003 – United Nations Committee Regional Group Space Technology Latin America and Caribbean – Vienna• Austria.
• 2003 – ABIMDE – Brazilian Defense Industry Association. SP- Brazil
• 2003 – Transparency Brazil– Anti-Corruption Forum-SP. Brazil
• 2003 – ABRAIC- Brazilian Competitive Intelligence Association – Brasilia – Brazil
• 2004 – Honorary Trade Advisor – Ministry of Commerce- Royal Thai Government - Bangkok
• 2004 – Association of Honorary Consuls of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
• 2005 – British Interplanetary Society- London – United Kingdom
• 2009 – Member of IAAM – International Association of Venue Managers – USA
• 2010 – Member (Founder) of ABRARENAS – Brazilian Association of Operators and Suppliers of Multi Purpose Arenas – Sao Paulo – Brazil

• 2014 – Founder – Brazilian Hospitality Training Centre – Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
• 2014 – Founder – BRICS U-17 FOOTBALL CUP – Delhi – India
• 2016 - Ambassador Special Advisor – Casa da Africa – RIO 2016 Games – Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
• 2016 - Member of Board – Tokyo Task Force 2020 – Tokyo – Japan
• 2016 - Founder and Member of Board – Amazonas Discovery Park – Brasilia - Brazil

MEDALS & AWARDS


Medal Santos Dumont Brazilian Air Force April 1997

Medal Abreu & Lima - Venezuela
Government of Venezuela July 2004

Order of the Superior Military Court Superior Military Justice Court November 2000

Certificate from UNIDO
United Nations Industrial Development Organization Technology Fair of the Future
June 2004

Certificate of Appreciaton from NASA Cooperative Research with OLMSA and Brazil October 1998

Honorary Member – Brazilian Air Force
Brazilian AirForce October 2003
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS


LARGEST COLLECTION OF AIRLINE BOARDING PASSES
Guinness World Records April 2015 – until date.

LARGEST COLLECTION OF AIRLINES MENU
Guinness World Records, Pending
LARGEST COLLECTION OF HOTEL MAGNETIC KEYCARDS
Guinness World Records, Pending

ACADEMICAL BACKGROUND


Buckinghamshire New University
Venue Management 2010
Stadium @ Venue management

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) 2007

Escola Superior de Guerra - ESG Military and Strategic Leadership 2002


Robert Kennedy College - Zurich - Switzerland
Business Administration and Management, General
1998

Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government - Boston - USA Goverment Relations
1998