Author Archives: Ricardo Geromel

About Ricardo Geromel

Ricardo was born and raised in Brazil but also has Italian citizenship. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. This erratic blogger is a master candidate in Paris at ESCP-Europe, but presently in a gap semester. He speaks five languages and has worked as project manager for Bolloré Group in Guinea Conakry, West Africa and as agricultural commodities trader for Noble Group in Switzerland, Hong Kong, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro as main travel destination for New Yorkers

This erratic blogger is now in New York City. I am representing ESCP Europe at the headquarters of the United Nations. I lived here, a city some call the capital of the world, for 3 years during my undergraduate studies. Back … Continue reading

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Meeting the Danish minister of foreign affairs in Sao Paulo

Last Wednesday afternoon, I was walking down street Oscar Freire, Sao Paulo’s Champs Elysee, when I saw 2 police cars and 6 body guards in front of Nike Store. I couldn’t stop my curious mind, I had to find out … Continue reading

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Meeting the blogger in Sao Paulo

I am in Sao Paulo for vacation. I will be here for two weeks, until the 8th of April. It would be a pleasure to meet some followers of our blog here in Sao Paulo. Let’s have lunch together ? … Continue reading

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The Chinese Empire Strikes

Democracy is, undisputedly, the hottest topic of the first quarter of 2011. The second most discussed issue has definitively been China. With a GDP of US$ 6 trillion, it officially became the world’s second largest economy. Personally, I don’t consider … Continue reading

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The “Petrobras hidden tax ”

“I believe in a certain period of the history of Brazil there will be direct elections for Petrobras’ president, and this person will nominate the president of the republic.” This speech was how Lula expressed his hopes about Petrobras right after the discovery … Continue reading

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