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Marcos Siqueira

Public-Private Partnerships Expert

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Marcos Siqueira is an expert in public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Brazil, with a multidisciplinary background and more than 10 years of practical experience screening, preparing and managing PPP transactions.
Marcos began his career as financial and legal advisor for governments. He was later hired by the government of Minas Gerais, in Brazil, to promote a program to attract private investment in infrastructure. This turned out to become the first PPP Unit in the country, responsible for the delivery of one of the most diverse PPP programs in Brazil. While Marcos was its CEO, the PPP program of Minas Gerais and its projects received several national and international awards for their technical excellence (i.e .
As an infrastructure professional, Marcos personally managed more than US$3 billion worth of transactions in sectors such as transport, social infrastructure, energy and environmental assets. Collaborating with multilateral development banks, Marcos has had a diverse international experience, being involved in capacity building initiatives in Africa, Latin America and Asia. He has been an associate professor of public policy in Fundação João Pinheiro and Fundação Dom Cabral.
Since December 2014, Marcos is a consultant of the Inter-American Development Bank in a large-scale initiative aimed to compare institutional environments for PPP in several countries. He was also selected as one of the writers of the Body of knowledge which is a part of the new certification program for Public-Private Partnerships under development by the World Bank Group and APMG-International (
Marcos holds a bachelor degree in law and public administration. He also received a Masters degree in Public Policy from the University of Sheffield, in the United Kingdom.