Leonardo Nascimento

Country: Brazil

Leonardo Silveira do Nascimento became a member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board in January 2014. He was nominated by the Conselho Federal de Contabilidade (CFC), which is responsible for the regulation and representation of accounting professionals in Brazil.

Mr. Nascimento is currently the head of the Department of Accounting Standards for the Brazilian Federation in the National Treasury at the Brazilian government’s Ministry of Finance and the Deputy Chair of the Advisory Group for the Brazilian Accounting Standards for the Public Sector at Conselho Federal de Contabilidade.

In the National Treasury, Mr. Nascimento’s department is responsible for setting financial reporting standards for all government bodies of the Brazilian Federation (central government, states and municipalities) based on the Public Sector Accounting Handbook, and is currently the coordinator of a team responsible for a system of automatic accounting, budget and fiscal data transfer based on the XBRL taxonomy, which is used by 5,568 municipalities, 26 states, the Federal District and the central government since 2014.

Since 2003, he has been in the public career of Financial Analyst of the National Treasury. He also held the position of Fiscal Policy Coordinator in the Economic Policy Secretariat of the Ministry of Finance from 2006 to 2007. He previously worked in the accounting office of Banco do Brasil.

Mr. Nascimento graduated from Universidade de Brasília with a Bachelor of Accounting, holds a Specialization in Public Budget and Finance Administration and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina.

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