Felipe Costi Santarosa
Acting Consul General of Brazil in Houston-TX, USA, Felipe Costi Santarosa was born in Porto Alegre-RS, Brazil, on September 17, 1969. After graduating as a lawyer at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre in 1993, he moved to Brasilia to join the Brazilian foreign service. There, he specialized in Diplomacy and International Relations at Instituto Rio Branco (The Brazilian Diplomatic Academy), from 1993 to 1995.
Author of Acasos Poéticos (poetry book), AGE Editorial, Porto Alegre, 2008, and of Rivalidade e Integração nas Relações Chileno-Peruanas (Rivalry and Integration in Chilean-Peruvian Relations), Fundação Alexandre de Gusmão, Brasilia, 2012, he is married to Fernanda Guerra Santarosa and has two children, the twins Lorenzo and Ruggiero, born in 2005.