MARCOS BezerraAbbott GALVÃO
Ambassador of Brazil to Japan
Ambassador Galvão graduated in 1980 from the Rio Branco Institute, the Brazilian diplomatic academy, and holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from The American University of Washington, DC, USA. He joined the diplomatic career, as Third Secretary, on September 2nd 1980.
Prior to being appointed Ambassador to Japan, he was Secretary (Vice-Minister) for International Affairs in Brazil’s Ministry of Finance since January 2008, and in that capacity Finance Minister Deputy in the G-20 process.
At the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations, Ambassador Galvão held several positions, among which Assistant to the Secretary-General (1982-84) and Minister’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Spokesman (1998-2001). In other government agencies, he was also Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to the President (1990-92), Advisor to the Minister of Fina
nce (1994), as well as Minister’s Chief of Staff both in the Ministry of the Environment (1993-94) and in the Ministry of Finance (2005-2007).
Overseas, Ambassador Galvão served at the Brazilian Mission to the Organization of American States, in Washington D. C. (1984-87), the Embassy in Assunción, Paraguay (1987-89), the Embassy in London, United Kingdom, (1995-98) and the Embassy in Washington, DC, USA (2001-05) – where he was Deputy Chief of Mission.
Ambassador Galvão taught various courses at the Rio Branco Institute, including Diplomatic Expression and Brazilian Foreign Policy.
He was born in New York, NY, USA (Brazilian by birth, according to article 129, item II of the 1946 Federal Constitution, repeated in article 12, item I b, of the 1988 Federal Constitution).
Ambassador Galvão is married to Mrs. Ana Maria Doria Galvão, and has two grown-up children.
Ambassador Galvão has presented the Letter of Credential to His Majesty the Emperor of Japan on March 25th, 2011.
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