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ABOUT US

WE ARE IBRAF

Together for development


The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) is a non-profit organization that aims to promote international cooperation and engagement between Brazil and the African continent, defending the social and economic development of countries, boosting the convergence of governments agendas with the private sector interests, and the enhancement of multilateral relations.


IBRAF has expertise as a facilitator of good practices. We create and encourage initiatives that promote trade and investments, technical and scientific cooperation, professional training and the strengthening of academic research, leading to sustainable development.

Our strategy


OUR PRESIDENT

João Bosco Monte


International relations expert, he is a leading advocate for the economic and social development of Brazil and the African countries.

OUR PRESIDENT

João Bosco Monte


International relations expert, he is a leading advocate for the economic and social development of Brazil and the African countries.

STAFF


IBRAF President chairs the executive departments and is responsible for overall management. We operate day-to-day under the leadership of the Presidency, with Offices covering: partnerships and development management, strategy management, project management, data and research management, communications management.

ADVISORY BOARD

Our Advisory Board members bring a unique and diverse set of backgrounds and expertise in business development, executive leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing and communications, regional policy and strategic partnerships.

  • José Ramos-Horta
    José Ramos-Horta
    Former President of East Timor and Nobel Peace Prize winner
  • Celso Amorim
    Celso Amorim
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Brazil
  • João Celemente Baena Soares
    João Clemente Baena Soares
    Chair of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Frannie Léautier
    CEO and Executive Director Asset Management of Trade and Development Bank (TDB)
  • Kapil Kapoor
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Developex
  • John A. Kufuor
    John A. Kufuor
    Former president of Ghana and Chairman of the John A. Kufour Foundation
  • Christopher Till
    Christopher Till
    Director and curator of the Apartheid Museum
  • Marcos Brandalise
    Marcos Brandalise
    President of BrazAfric Enterprises
  • Francisco Mantero
    Francisco Mantero
    President of the Strategic Council for Cooperation and Development of the Portuguese Business Confederation (CIP) and Chairman of the Africa Network of BusinessEurope, Brussels
  • Jeniffer Blanke
    Jennifer Banke
    Non-Executive Director at African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Ltd

ADVISORY BOARD

Our Advisory Board members bring a unique and diverse set of backgrounds and expertise in business development, executive leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing and communications, regional policy and strategic partnerships.

  • José Ramos-Horta
    José Ramos-Horta
    Former President of East Timor and Nobel Peace Prize winner
  • Celso Amorim
    Celso Amorim
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Brazil
  • João Celemente Baena Soares
    João Clemente Baena Soares
    Chair of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Frannie Léautier
    CEO and Executive Director Asset Management of Trade and Development Bank (TDB)
  • Kapil Kapoor
    President and Chief Executive Officer of Developex
  • John A. Kufuor
    John A. Kufuor
    Former president of Ghana and Chairman of the John A. Kufour Foundation
  • Christopher Till
    Christopher Till
    Director and curator of the Apartheid Museum
  • Marcos Brandalise
    Marcos Brandalise
    President of BrazAfric Enterprises
  • Francisco Mantero
    Francisco Mantero
    President of the Strategic Council for Cooperation and Development of the Portuguese Business Confederation (CIP) and Chairman of the Africa Network of BusinessEurope, Brussels
  • Jeniffer Blanke
    Jennifer Banke
    Non-Executive Director at African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Ltd
VACANCIES

Work With Us

Be part of an open and stimulating work environment that exposes you to a network of leading international professionals.


Our day-to-day routine is dynamic and intellectually stimulating. IBRAF is committed to ensuring that you receive support in developing your talents in a mutually satisfying manner, providing resources, tools and skills to enable you to become a productive member of the team.

VACANCIES

Work With Us

Be part of an open and stimulating work environment that exposes you to a network of leading international professionals.


Our day-to-day routine is dynamic and intellectually stimulating. IBRAF is committed to ensuring that you receive support in developing your talents in a mutually satisfying manner, providing resources, tools and skills to enable you to become a productive member of the team.