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Marcos Bonturi

Director, Public Governance Directorate
Mr. Marcos Bonturi is the OECD Director for Public Governance. He leads a team of over 200 staff at the Public Governance Directorate (GOV). GOV helps governments design and implement strategic, evidence-based and innovative policies to strengthen public governance, respond effectively to economic, social and environmental challenges and deliver on government’s commitments to citizens. It covers topics such as innovation, digital government, transparency, integrity, public procurement, public budgeting, gender-responsive policies, risk management and regulatory reform. Under Mr. Bonturi’s leadership, the Directorate works with a wide range of non-member countries and is engaged with social partners, multilateral institutions, NGOs and other relevant stakeholders to build empirical evidence and identify good policy practices. Mr. Bonturi, who has both Italian and Brazilian citizenship, joined the OECD in 1990. Throughout his OECD career, Mr. Bonturi has held various senior positions, including Director for Global Relations and Deputy Chief of Staff in the Secretary-General’s Cabinet, and has worked in several OECD Directorates, including the Development Centre; the Trade Directorate; the Economics Department; and the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry. Most recently, he was Special Representative of the OECD to the United Nations in New York, where he promoted closer ties between the OECD and different parts of the UN family. Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Bonturi was at the Inter-American Development Bank for three years (1987-1990), as an economist at the Social and Economic Development Department, where he worked on Latin American trade and development policies. Mr. Bonturi studied Engineering at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, holds a Master’s degree in Economics and has also undertaken Doctoral studies in Trade Policy and Development Economics at the University of Maryland. Mr. Bonturi took up his duties on 1 December 2017.

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