Ana Lucy Gentil Cabral Petersen

H.E. Mrs. Ana Lucy Gentil Cabral Petersen

Career diplomat, First Class Minister (Ambassador) since June 2009, H.E. Mrs. Ana Lucy Gentil Cabral Petersen is the former Brazilian Ambassador of Brazil to the Kingdom of Thailand (2018-2021); Cambodia and Laos; and Permanent Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP).

A Social Communication graduate from the Pontificial Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro, she also obtained her Master’s Degree in International Public Policy from John Hopkins University, USA.

Prior to her present assignment, she served as Consul-General in New York, USA.

In the Ministry of External Relations in Brasília, her career spun from ‘Division of East Europe’; to ‘Division of Immigration’; ‘Press Secretariat’, and Chief of Staff of the Secretary-General of the Foreign Office. Her missions abroad included Washington, Budapest, Kingston, Geneva (UN), Assuncion, Montevidéu, Luanda (Ambassador), and New York, before becoming the first lady Ambassador to Bangkok.