Bio Luiz Cruz Villares


Professional with over 25 years of experience in business administration, environment and third sector; Bachelor of Business Administration from PUC-SP (1986) and title Master of International Managementwith distinction” the Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA (1992).

Sua experiência profissional inicial é focada em atividades nas áreas de recursos humanos, marketing, systems, export, and financial controls, in companies Villares, Elevators Atlas, Alcoa Aluminum, Silex Trading e PRG International.

In the Environmental, began its work in conducting environmental studies as CEO of ECP Environmental Systems (São Paulo-SP) in 1998.

In the third sector, began operations in conservation actions for natural resources as a manager and founder of NGO Ilhabela.Org, from 2001.

He was a member of the State Council of the Environment of São Paulo (CONSEMA) no period 07/2003-07/2005.

In relation to Amazon, exercised the general management of the project Tour Services for Sustainable Business, development and capacity building for sustainable business organization Amigos da Terra ?? Brazilian Amazon entre janeiro/2004 ?? March / 2007. The project focused on providing services to more than 40 cooperatives, associations and small businesses aimed at sustainable forest production base across the Brazilian Amazon, in addition to the prospect of hundreds of community-based projects and work in public policy. In this context, participated in studies related to designation of origin and benefit sharing in the marketing of Amazon products.

Organizer of the event / fair Market Floresta, held in Sao Paulo, in November 2005. This event served as dissemination of sustainable forest-based businesses, being pioneered in Brazil. Acting as speaker at forums and meetings related to environment, sustainability and public policy.

In February, 2007, assumiu a Project Management to Instituto PEABIRD, in Belém-PA com projetos áreas socioambientais, targeted communities and diverse companies in the northeast region of Para, Amapá and Amazonas River estuary.

From April, 2008, assume a Administrative and Financial Oversight of Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, em Manaus-AM e no escritório de São Paulo-SP.

Specific courses

In areas of administration: participation in various courses average duration of a week in the areas of quality; marketing; finances; training and development; systems; auditing; between 1986-2000. Special mention for participation in the course “Training for International Operations”, Sweden, IFL, February to May 1990 (5 weeks of class and internship).

Na área de Environment, participation in dozens of technical seminars in the areas of environmental conservation, environmental management, carbon, ecotourism, environmental legislation, payments for environmental services, etc., in short programs.

Special mention for participation in the course “NGO Management and Environment” ?? Secretaria Estadual do Meio Ambiente ?? SP. Hours: 40 hours. September 2002.

specific mention to participate as a listener in the chair “Economic development”, shell FEA-USP, discipline in the Master in Economics, 1989.

Lectures and participations

Speaker at various events related to sustainable development, environment, local development, Community forestry production and social responsibility. Operating in various events and discussion of public policies in the socio-environmental area, municipal master plans and coastal management (north coast of São Paulo).

Author documents on environment, published in environmental sites.