Carlos Suárez

Manager of Sustainability, Policy and Innovation
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Carlos F. Suárez Isaacs serves as the manager of sustainability, policy and innovation for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products worldwide.

Suárez previously served as a regional ethanol trade specialist in Latin America, working with strategic public and private stakeholders across Latin America to help them achieve policy goals and capture value through fuel ethanol in the current global energy transition.

Before working with the Council, Suárez served as the Associate Director for Business Development in Latin America with The Nature Conservancy, where he engaged in fundraising and the structuring of projects around water security, healthy agricultural systems and sustainable infrastructure.

Suárez also worked as a Specialist for the U.S. Commercial Service for three years, and as an Economic Specialist for the U.S. Department of State in Colombia for four years. He has broad experience in developing strategies for market penetration projects in the franchising, finance, information technologies, consumer electronics, telecommunications and professional services sectors.

Suárez holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Universidad del Rosario in Colombia, a master’s degree in global risk management from Francisco de Vitoria University in Spain and a master’s degree in business administration from HEC Montreal.


About The U.S. Grains Council

The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at