Geraldo Magela Siqueira was with the Banco Central do Brasil for more than 35 years, more than 30 in the Foreign Exchange Area of the Bank, until he retired in 2015. In that year he started GMS Perspectivas – Capacitação e Treinamento, a consulting firm in Brasil. In 2016 he published his book “CÂMBIO E CAPITAIS INTERNACIONAIS – O Relacionamento Financeiro do Brasil com o Exterior” published by Editorial Aduaneiras.
He was the Executive Secretary of the Banco Central do Brasil when he retired after a long career at the Central Bank. He was previously the Head of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Capitals Unit at the Bank (GENCE), the area in charge with developing studies to modernize the all regulations and procedures applicable to foreign exchange, money transfer, foreign investment, Brazilian investments abroad, etc. It was one of the coordinators of the team that prepared the studies that resulted in the unification of the foreign exchange market in 2005 and all the improvements seen in the current foreign exchange regulations ever since.
He has been closely working with ABRACAM – the Associação Brasileira das Corretoras de Câmbio and has been a speaker at many International Conferences such as IMTC, the International Money Transfer Conference.