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Marília Maciel

Head of Digital Commerce & Internet Policy, Diplo

Brazilian-born Ms Marília Maciel is currently based in Strasbourg, France. She has more than 15 years of experience in the area of digital governance, with focus on the digital economy, e-commerce, and cybersecurity. She also curates the topic of e-commerce  for the GIP Digital Watch Observatory. Prior to joining Diplo, Ms Marília Maciel was a researcher and coordinator of the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (CTS/FGV) in Rio de Janeiro. She has served in international bodies and organizations, such as the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC), and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)’s Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO). Marília is also a former member of the Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (2011–2012), created under the auspices of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UN CSTD). She is a PhD candidate at the University of Bordeaux Montaigne, focusing on the securitization of trade policy.