Marcio Estrela, economist, with an MBA in finance, more than 25 years of experience at the Central Bank of Brazil, from where he retired in July 2020, when he held, on the Collegiate Board, the role of Chief of Staff for Affairs International and Corporate Risk Management (Direx).
Acting on the BCB’s Collegiate Board of Directors as chief of staff in the area of international affairs and corporate risk management, he participated in the Monetary Policy Committee (Copom), the Financial Stability Committee (Comef), the Risk Management Committee, the of Corporate Projects; in addition to subsidizing and monitoring the decisions of the Collegiate Board of Directors.
He was Brazil’s Focal Point in the process of Brazil’s accession to the OECD Liberalization Codes, articulating the performance of BCB, Economy, MRE, Civil House, CVM, Susep, Previc in the work of amending and converging exchange laws and regulations in Brazil to OECD standards. Still in relation to the OECD, he coordinated the work of the BCB in the Brazilian process to try to become a full member of the OECD.
Before joining the Collegiate Board of Directors of the BCB, he was the presidency of Mercosul Financeiro (SGT-4) coordinating the groups for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, banking integration, securities and insurance, working with CVM , Susep, Coaf.
Articulated the dialogue with International Forums (OECD, WTO, IMF, G-20, BRICS, Mercosur, BIS), representing and defending the interests of the Brazilian Government in international negotiations with forums, governments and economic blocs related to financial services and investment promotion ; international payment systems; monetary and financial integration; membership of the OECD.
– Coordinated, for the Brazilian government, the conclusion of the negotiation of the financial part of the Mercosur Trade Agreement with the European Union, the agreement with EFTA and the financial agreement with Chile. He also acted in negotiations with Canada, Korea, Mexico, Colombia.
– Managed the area of international payment systems (CCR, later SML).
– Coordinated the role of the BCB in the process of reversing Brazil’s position from debtor to creditor of the IMF and the presidency of the G-20 by Brazil in 2008 in the context of the global financial crisis.
Structured and coordinated the execution of internal corporate projects and with countries and International Organizations.
He was academic coordinator and professor of the training program for new BCB servants (2nd Stage of Public Tenders).
Experience in social media platform development.
Prior to BCB, he worked as an economic advisor at the MG Planning Secretariat and as an economist at the MG Federation of Industries.