Federico Salcedo

Regional Ethanol Consultant
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Federico Salcedo serves as the regional ethanol consultant for Latin America for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS).

In this capacity, Salcedo is responsible for supporting regional ethanol activities and assisting in developing and expanding markets for U.S. ethanol in Latin America.

Prior to the Council, Salcedo worked for Global Affairs Canada (GAC) as a senior international assistance officer. In this capacity, he was responsible for implementing Canada’s official development assistance and monitoring Canada’s international development projects in Colombia. Salcedo also served as the political specialist for the U.S. State Department at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, where he provided analytical advice to the United States government on Colombia and Latin America politics, economy, trade and legislative issues.

Salcedo earned a bachelor’s of science degree in government and international affairs from Externado University and a master’s of applied leadership and management (MALM) from Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University.


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 www.grains.org.