Heloisa Pereira

Former Deputy Director, Department of Trade Remedies (DECOM) of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Brazil

Ms. Pereira has worked for the last 14 years with international trade law and economics, taking up positions in both the WTO and the Brazilian government. She has been Deputy-Director of the Department of Trade Defence (DECOM) in the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil, and Economic Affairs Officer in the Rules Division of the WTO. Her work has concentrated on the fields of international trade and investment, sustainable development, BRICS, trade remedies, subsidies, fossil fuel subsidies, SOEs, climate change, and non-market economies. She holds a Master’s degree in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern (MILE), and a BSc in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Brasilia, Brazil.


15 January 2018
Fossil fuel subsidies harm the environment and delay the energy transition. This post draws on the fisheries subsidies negotiations at the World Trade Organization to explore how the global trade body could discipline the use of fossil fuel subsidies and advance reform in this area. In December...