Leonardo Bichara Rocha
Dr. Peter Baron -
Dr. Peter Baron was educated in
where he took a degree in Agricultural Economics and Policy.
From 1967-1971 he was a junior lecturer at the
From 1971-1993 he served in the German Government at the
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry in Bonn.
His responsibilities covered agricultural commodities,
i.e. cereals, sugar, cocoa, bananas and wine.
In this capacity he attended many multilateral trade and
In 1992 he chaired the United Nations Sugar Conference in Geneva
which led to the present International Sugar Agreement, 1992.
In January 1994 he was appointed Executive Director of the
International Sugar Organization. During his term in office membership increased from 39 to
In 2006 Dr. Peter Baron was elected by
as “International Personality 2006 in the category – Sugar” for
his efforts to further a sustainable, driving and dynamic
sugarcane agro industry and to ensure enhanced international
cooperation in world sugar matters.