Logo f16200781045f22a3436181e198153d74bdf6c9e588d5cb1b1f86796924cb2f5

Tampere Ambassador: Carlos Soares

Where are you from?

I am from Porto Alegre, a city in the south of Brazil.

What would you like to tell about yourself?

I am very interested in travelling and enjoying food and culture. I have already lived in 4 countries (Brazil, Portugal, China and Finland) and already visited 40+ countries in these 32 years of life.

What makes Tampere special for you?

Tampere for sure is a very special place for me. I was warmly welcomed since the day moved 1,5 years ago. People were always very helpful and supportive.

Tell about your professional activities?

I am an engineering professional working as project coordinator for AGCO Power in Linnavuori. AGCO Power has made industry leading engines and power generation solutions for over 70 years. The products are known for delivering extreme performance, even in the toughest conditions. Currently I am working in projects in Finland, Italy, France and USA.

What is your mission as a Tampere Ambassador?

My mission is to show the world how great Tampere is for working and living. How welcoming the people are here and how great is the city.

What potential do you see for Tampere in the future?

I see Tampere as a important city contributing with technology development and sustainable businesses.