Felipe Hees is a Brazilian diplomat with a strong background in trade negotiations. He holds a Ph.D. in Brazilian History from the University of Brasília, Brazil, and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. For professional reasons, wrote a thesis on the Doha Round negotiations on antidumping, with honors. As trade negotiator, Mr. Hees has significant professional experience, ranging from services, investment, e-commerce, agriculture, antidumping, safeguards, subsidies, countervailing measures, SPS, and other issues in the multilateral, regional and bilateral context (Mercosur, Free Trade Area of the Americas, Mercosur/European Union, WTO). Mr. Hees has also served as panelist in WTO dispute settlement cases and has authored several publications in his field. He was the Director of the Brazilian Trade Remedies Authority between 2011 and 2014 and headed the unit responsible for trade negotiations with Egypt, Jordan and Morocco. Mr. Hees holds a degree in Economics (UNICAMP, Brazil).