Ms. Adriana Gonçalves Moreira

Standards Setting Officer, Deputy to Unit Leader


IPPC Secretariat Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153 Rome, Italy

+ 39 06 570 55 809

[email protected]


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Brief Biography
Ms Adriana G. Moreira holds a PhD degree in Plant Pathology with focus on plant virology. Adriana Moreira joined the IPPC, and FAO, in 2012 under the Standard Setting Unit taking the role as IPPC Secretariat lead for the Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP). Currently, she is Standard Setting Officer and Deputy Assistant to the Team Lead and coordinates the work of the Standards Committee, the IPPC technical panels and expert working groups, which have the objective of drafting International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs). Also, she coordinates the process for CPM Recommendations. Adriana G. Moreira also act as liaison between the IPPC Secretariat and several international organizations by ensuring mutual interest agreements for common understating and implementation of IPPC strategic objectives, mission and vision with the aim to protect the world’s plant resources from pests. In 2019 she was recognized as one of “FAO100 young employees”. She is author and co-author of several scientific publications, book chapters and other type of training materials. Before joining the IPPC and FAO, Ms Adriana Moreira was Senior Plant Pathologist at multinational seed industry and was the plant quarantine lead coordinating a post-entry quarantine station accredited by the Brazilian NPPO. Languages: Portuguese (mother tongue), English (fluent) and Spanish (working knowledge).

Languages: Portuguese (mother tongue), English (fluent) and Spanish (working knowledge).