The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce announces the departure of Minister Marco Antonio Nakata as Deputy Consul General at the Consulate General of Brazil in New York, transferred back to Brazil to resume his activities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brasília.
Born in São Paulo, Minister Nakata received a degree in Administration from the University of São Paulo and studied at Rio Branco Institute, the Brazilian diplomatic institute (1994-95). At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he worked in the Protocol Department and the Press Office of the Minister. He was posted in London, Tokyo, Moscow, Rome, Bratislava, and New York.
As Deputy Consul General, Minister Nakata was responsible for consular, cultural, educational, press, and administration affairs. He was always available to assist Brazilians and Americans traveling to Brazil during this trying period and played a fundamental role in facilitating the return of Brazilians during quarantine while helping those in need of urgent consular services.
The Chamber thanks Minister Nakata for his outstanding service and his strong support of the Chamber. We wish him well in his endeavors in Brazil.