Jorge Pinto Ferreira is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, originally from Portugal, with five years of clinical experience; a Masters in Food Safety; a PhD (as Fulbright scholar) in Population Medicine (with a graduate certificate in public policy). Doctoral studies were conducted in a partnership between the College of Veterinary Medicine of North Carolina State University (USA) and the medical school of Duke University (USA) and were dedicated to the epidemiological aspects of the transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In 2017 he also got a diploma from the European College of Veterinary Public Health. Between 2012-2017 he worked as a consultant in Switzerland, (SAFOSO AG), and from October 2017 until June 2021 worked for the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), as the Deputy Head of the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Veterinary Products Department. Joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in July 2021, as Food Safety Officer.