Ambassador André Odenbreit Carvalho took over the position of Brazilian Consul General in Miami on April 11, 2022. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he has a master’s degree in History from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ).
He is a career diplomat, having previously served Embassies in Buenos Aires, Moscow and London, as well as the Brazilian Mission to the European Union in Brussels. In Brasilia, among other functions, he worked as Head of the Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development Division, Director of the Departments of Extra-regional Trade Negotiations and Multilateral Economic Organizations and Special Secretary for External Relations of the Civil Office of the Presidency of the Republic.
Married to Gilda Araújo de Souza, the Ambassador is the father of triplets: Helena, Rafael and Carolina.
He replaced Ambassador João Mendes Pereira, previous Consul General over the last three and a half years. “It is a personal honor to be the head of a mission as important as the Consulate General in Miami. Our large community and the strong cultural and commercial relations between Florida and Brazil offer many opportunities to be explored, with a priority focus on providing quality consular service and support for Brazilians."