Ricardo Polis is the Regional Director for South America at the Fall Creek Company. He is looking back at a diverse biography with various positions in the fruit industry over the past 20 years. From 2016 – 2020 he has been the President of AGAP (AGAP - Association of Agricultural Producers Guild of Peru) and from 2012-2014 the President of ProCitrus Peru.
He has also been holding positions as CEO of Agrícola Hoja Redonda, with 1,800 hectares of mandarins, avocados and grapes from 2008 – 2016 and of Consorcio de Productores de Fruta (CPF) Mandarin and Avocado exporter from 2001-2008. He holds an Industrial Engineer Degree from the University of Lima as well as a postgraduate degree in International Trade from the Free University of Brussels.
The members of the Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters are leading trade entities in the region. The mission of SHAFFE is to connect the Southern Hemispheres fresh fruit industry through knowledge sharing, facilitating market access and promoting global fruit trade.