SHAFFE has a rotating bi-annual presidency elected from the country members, hence ensuring a diversity of perspectives.
The organization has an Executive Committee, consisting of current and past Presidents, current Vice President and Deputy Secretary General, which meets regularly to support the role of the Secretary General and the development of the entities projects.
SHAFFE is presided by a President, Vice President, Secretary General and a dedicated team specialized in the areas of Plant Health, Market Access, Sustainability, Health and Nutrition, Data and Project Management and Food Safety.
The SHAFFE secretariat was established in Brussels, Belgium to ensure closer proximity to Northern Hemisphere markets, key policy decision making bodies and generate important synergies and cost savings through the joint coordination of a team of dedicated professionals that manage the day to day operations of various interrelated trade entities, including Freshfel Europe, WAPA and the World Citrus Organization, amongst others.
Charif Christian Carvajal
President / Representative of ASOEX, Chile
Vice President / Representative of Upefruy, Uruguay
Past President / Representative of FPEF, South Africa
Past President / Representative of NZAP, New Zealand
Sustainability, Health and Nutrition
Food Safety and Market Access
Data and Project Management