Ricardo Cicchelli Velloso
Ricardo Cicchelli Velloso is Deputy Division Chief in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, where he coordinates fiscal operational support to several IMF member countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa. He led several technical assistance missions on fiscal transparency, fiscal risks, and fiscal responsibility legislation. Previous positions include Resident Representative in Peru, desk economist for Mexico and economist in the Policy Development and Review Department. Prior to joining the IMF, he worked in Brazil’s Applied Economics Research Institute and taught principles of economics, microeconomics, econometrics and statistics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.