Mario Marcel

Senior Director, Governance Practice
World Bank


Mario Marcel is the Senior Director of the World Bank's Governance Global Practice. In his current role, he oversees all of the World Bank's work on financial management, procurement, open government, social accountability, judicial systems and inclusive institutions, among other topics. Prior to this, he served as the Deputy Director for Public Governance and Territorial Development at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and Executive Director for Chile and Ecuador and Manager of the Institutional Capacity and Finance Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank. He began his career in academia, where he held several teaching and research positions across universities in Chile and the United Kingdom, and also worked for the Government of Chile. He holds an M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Economics and in Commercial Engineering from the Universidad de Chile.


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