Murilo Portugal

Deputy Managing Director, IMF
(December 1, 2006 -- January 19, 2011)
Biographical Information

July 28, 2017

Murilo Portugal assumed the position of Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund on December 1, 2006.

Mr. Portugal, a Brazilian national, was until his current position, Deputy Minister of Finance of Brazil. He held this position from 2005 to 2006. Between 1998 and 2005 he served as an Executive Director of the IMF, representing Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Between 1996-2000, Mr. Portugal was an Executive Director at the World Bank Group. Before that, he served in senior positions in Brazil, including as the Secretary of the National Treasury, in the Office of the President, and at the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Planning. He has also served as member of the board of the Banco do Brasil and on various corporate boards. Mr. Portugal, who holds degrees in law and economics, was educated at Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Portugal was born on June 10, 1948. He is married and has three children.