Don Carlos 2986 of 8 Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.

Team

RICARDO SOLÍS

Academic Director / rsolis@gca.bee
RICARDO SOLÍS

Food Engineer from the Catholic University of Valparaiso and Brew Master from Sunderland University. He’s worked fifteen years as part of the beer industry. He was the Technical Director of Copa Cervezas de América CCA in 2011 and 2012. Currently, he is Academic Director of Cervezas de America Group and beer consultant at BrewDesign. He is also an instructor in the course “Beer Elaboration and Commercialization” at Universidad Mayor, Chile. Columnist specializing in Beer and Food Pairing at Chef & Hotel and Alma Cerveza magazines.

DANIEL TRIVELLI

Presidente / dtrivelli@gca.beer
DANIEL TRIVELLI

Civil Industrial Engineer, University of Chile; International Business MA, ESC, Grenoble, France. Founder and President of Copa Cervezas de América. Has worked as a Sales Manager in Maltexco where he was responsible for malt sales in the United States and Mexico, establishing links and networks with beer industry members in North America. He also implemented the company’s branding strategy. Nowadays he is an entrepreneur, leading projects such as Copa Cervezas de América and others related to beer development in the region.

FELIPE PIZARRO

Chief Judge / fpizarro@gca.beer
FELIPE PIZARRO

Professional sommelier, hotel manager and chef. For 22 years he has worked in gastronomy and 12 years in beer related fields. He was Academic Director of the Chilean Sommelier School where he continues to teach, and Head Judge of Copa Cervezas de America in 2011 and 2012. He is currently a Sales Executive of La Vinoteca and consultant for Kasteel Beer and Bockorn y Westmalle groups. He directs a clandestine tasting panel known as “Cortertulios”, focused on finding harmony between food and drinks which gathers diverse people from the wine and culinary world.

SARAH BUOGO

Director of Communication and Operations / sbuogo@gca.beer
SARAH BUOGO

She is the representative of Copa Cervezas de America in Brazil and is in charge of communications and content promotion, translations, social networks and the website. Journalist, graduated from Pontifícia Universidad Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. She is Director of Communications Enterprise Publié Conteúdo. She has broad professional experience in communications, publications, production and content management for the press. She is passionate for beer and gastronomy and works as a columnist in Beer Art magazine and Na Cozinha website.

PAOLA FERNÁNDEZ

Director of Communications and Production / pfernandez@gca.beer
PAOLA FERNÁNDEZ

Journalist, visual artist and photographer. Her professional experience has been focused on production and communications and image management for diverse commercial and cultural projects. She has worked in press management and production at art galleries, plays, dance events and other cultural series. She was a major contributor with her aesthetic vision at Copa Cervezas de America 2015.

RODRIGO INFANTE

Co-founder
RODRIGO INFANTE

Civil Industrial Engineer, Catholic University of Chile. 15 years of experience as a businessman in diverse fields such as organizing events, writing editorials, human resources consulting, real estate, construction materials, and beer. For two years he was president of Copa Cervezas de America and was also Executive Director of Alma Cervecera magazine. Nowadays he is Excutive Vicepresident at Target-DDI, Director of Norte Verde Real Estate and Aisaforte S.A. and Vicepresident of Kross Brewery.

GCA – Grupo Cervezas de América

COPA CERVEZAS DE AMÉRICA

COPA CERVEZAS DE AMÉRICA

In 2011 we founded Copa Cervezas de América, an international event that becomes a meeting platform for the beer community through different activities. We promote love for beer and sharing experiences to encourage beer culture in Latin America

INSTITUTO CERVEZAS DE AMÉRICA

INSTITUTO CERVEZAS DE AMÉRICA

As part of our value proposal for the craft brewing industry, on 2015 we launch the first beer institute in the Spanish speaking Latin America. Our goal is to improve the technical expertise and knowledge of the craft brewers and to foster the craft beer culture along beer lovers.