Biography Marcos Caramuru
Caramuru is a Member of the International Advisory Board of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI). Marcos Caramuru de Paiva, partner and member of KEMU (Shanghai) Consultancy, is a former Brazilian diplomat with a long experience in finance. Having lived in Asia from 2004 to the end of 2019, he was Ambassador in Beijing (2016-2018), Consul General in Shanghai (2008-2011) and Ambassador in Malaysia and Brunei (2004-2008). In his previous professional trajectory, he was Chairman of the Financial Intelligence Unit in Brazil (2003), Vice-Minister of Finance for International Affairs (1996-2002) and Executive Director at the World Bank in Washington DC (1993-1996). Marcos de Paiva is a member of the International Board of the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) and a Counselor of the Brazilian section of the Brazil-China Business Council.
Marcos Caramuru de Paiva kept for a few years in the past a column at the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo, in which he wrote regularly about China and Asia. Nowadays he contributes occasionally to newspapers and academic publications. He is also a frequent speaker at seminars both in China and Brazil.
Marcos Caramuru de Paiva holds a B.A in Administration from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He also holds the undergraduation and the High-Level Course diplomas from the Brazilian Diplomatic Academy (Institute Rio Branco).