Luiz

Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva

Deputy General Manager
Bank for International Settlements

Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva became Deputy General Manager on 1 October 2015. Before joining the BIS, Mr Pereira da Silva, a Brazilian national, had been Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil since 2010. Prior to that, he worked in various positions for the World Bank in Washington DC, Tokyo and southern Africa. He also served as Chief Economist for the Brazilian Ministry of Budget and Planning, and as Brazil's Deputy Finance Minister in charge of international affairs.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Financial stability and macroprudential issues
  • DSGE models

Date Speeches
01 Feb 2016

Old and new challenges for 2016 and beyond: strengthening confidence by re-anchoring long-term expectations

Speech by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the Lamfalussy Lecture Series: Professor Lamfalussy Commemorative Conference, Budapest, 1 February 2016.

16 Dec 2015

"Sudden floods" and sudden stops of capital flows in an environment of ultra-low interest rates: an equal opportunity menace for emerging market and advanced economies alike

Remarks by Mr Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager of the BIS, at the 51st SEACEN Governors' High-Level Seminar, Manila, 26 November 2015.