Amit Ramnani, Coordinator

Amit set up Ipanema Globe to organise fundraising events for charities in Rio de Janeiro. Originally from London, he has lived in the Cidade Maravilhosa since 2010 and is a regular MC at business seminars and entertainment events.  

He runs a consultancy firm which provides financial planning services to expatriates and companies in Brazil and other Mercosul countries.

Rachel Brabbins, Organiser 

Rachel moved to Rio earlier this year after falling in love with the Cidade Maravilhosa during a sabbatical in 2015.  As a former radio news editor and humanitarian, Rachel has been lucky enough to have a wide range of international experiences.  

Rachel is currently working with local and international NGOs whilst spreading the British accent as an English teacher!