Raphael A. Mandarino is the General Director of AgResource Brasil, a branch of the North American company AgResource Company, headquartered in Chicago, in the United States. He started at AgResource Brasil in 2020. He has been working with technical and economic viability of rural projects and consulting for more than 10 years for agribusiness. He was professor of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses at UPIS / DF colleges. He is a rural producer, graduated in Agronomy from the University of Brasília, and PhD in Animal Sciences from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with a research focus on crop-livestock-forestry integration, sustainability and systems intensification.