Sergio C. Trindade is a member of the PRPI – BRICS Engagement Forum Steering Committee.
Mr Trindade serves as President of SE2T International, Ltd. He is a Brazilian/American global consultant on sustainable business, with an accent on energy, environment and technology management, and a vast international experience. He is a chemical engineer trained also in energy economics and international business.
He is a Nobel Peace Prize contributor, as member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC (2007). He holds a PhD, ChE, MSc, Chemical Engineering, with minors in energy economics, technology management and international business, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT. Previously, he served as United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Science and Technology and as Executive Director, UN Center for Science and Technology for Development (New York), where he created/implemented globally the concept of stakeholders’ dialogues and introduced the cluster management approach.
He participated in all four Arctic Circle Assemblies that have taken place so far, where he successively made a plenary presentation on Climate Change and the Sustainability of the Arctic; organised a Panel on the metrics of sustainability in the Arctic; a Panel on Brazil and the sustainability of the Arctic; and a Panel on BRICS and the Arctic.