Renato Pacheco e Silva Bacellar Neto is a founding partner at Pacheco Neto Sanden Teisseire Law Firm. For over twenty-eight years, Renato has advised clients in cross-border transactions. Renato has also served on the boards of many bilateral and multilateral institutions. He has held the offices of President of Eurocâmaras-CAE, Chairman of Brussels-based EBO Worldwide ASBL (2015-2019) and has been a board member of EU Chambers Abroad in addition to having served as legal director and advisor for Swedcham (2005-2019), FinnCham and for the Danish Chamber. Renato is the Latin America Board Member of Alliuris, an International Association comprising of more than five hundred business lawyers from twenty-five countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. In addition, he is Vice-President of the China-based Global Yingke Alliance, an alliance of more than eight thousand lawyers worldwide. In 2012, Renato was appointed Swedish Consul General by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and awarded at the Royal Palace in Stockholm in 2019 the Royal Order of the Polar Star by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustav and Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden in recognition of his important and tireless efforts together with his team to promote the Sweden-Brazil bilateral relations. On March 12th, 2020 he was awarded by the President of the Federal Labor Higher Court of Campinas – TRT15, the highest prize of the Major Judicial Merits Necklace. Fluent in several Germanic languages (English included), Latin and Nordic languages, Renato also retains a working knowledge of Mandarin and Russian. Renato is a graduate of the USP Law School and obtained a binational Ph.D. qualification at Paris I-USP in 2001. He holds post-graduate degrees in law and executive education in business and economics from FGV (PEC EAESP) as well as from other countries, including Finland (GMP Aalto – Kauppakorkeakoulu), France (D.E.A. Paris I Sorbonne, D.S.U. Paris II Assas), Germany (LL.M. Bielefeld, FNSt Scholar, Freiburg DAAD Scholar), The Netherlands (ITC Leiden), Sweden (EMP IFL Handels HHS Stockholm) and the United States (LLF Harvard Law School). Prior to founding PNST, Renato lectured on international law at UNAERP, UNIRP and USP FUNDACE in the São Paulo State cities of Ribeirão Preto and SJ Rio Preto.