Dr. Sulivan Alves to lead IPC Sustainability and Environement WG


In the process of renewing its Working Groups, IPC WG on Sustainability and Environement elected Dr. Sulivan Alves as Chairperson.

Dr. Alves is the Technical Director of the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein – ABPA. Since 2019, she leads the technical issues and regulatory affairs in the association, representing nationally and internationally the poultry and pork sector.  In the past, she was the Technical Lead for the Association for seven years. In that position, she represented the International Poultry Council at OIE ad hoc working groups in several occasions.

Prior to this position, Dr. Alves was the Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Manager at BRF, one of the largest poultry meat producers in the world being responsible for the sustainability strategy of the company. Dr. Alves is an Animal Scientist and holds a PhD in Agronomy from the University of São Paulo, with research focus on Animal Welfare. At the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, she was a Professor at the Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences courses.

Dr. Alves takes over the position from Mrs. Anne-Marie Neeteson, who led the WG to signing the “Declaration of Sao Paulo” together with the FAO. The WG will now continue on the path of poultry industy’s committment in pursuing the Declaration’s goals.

Sulivan Alves joins Erica Charlton, Shraddha Kaul and Anne-Marie Neeteson in leading IPC WGs. The IPC is proud of this Team and its confident that their skills and experience will greatly benefit the global poultry industry.

Congratulation and good luck Sulivan!

About IPC

Founded on October 7, 2005 in the city of Cologne, Germany, the International Poultry Council (IPC) is the global poultry meat producers Association. IPC’s mission is to strengthen communications between countries, to develop and implement policy for international organizations affecting the world’s poultry industry, and to promote a common understanding of and confidence in poultry products around the world.

 The IPC currently has 31 Country Members and more than 53 Associate Members, representing 88 percent of the global poultry meat production and almost 95 percent of the global poultry meat trade. International Organizations such as OIE, FAO and Codex Alimentarius Commission officially recognize IPC as the global Association representing the poultry sector.


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