Marco Edson Gonçalves Dias

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Gonçalves Dias
Gonçalves Dias on 1 January 2023
Secretary of Institutional Security
In office
1 January 2023 – 19 April 2023
PresidentLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded byAugusto Heleno
Succeeded byRicardo Cappelli (interim)
Personal details
Born
Marco Edson Gonçalves Dias

(1950-02-07) 7 February 1950 (age 74)
Americana, São Paulo, Brazil
Alma materBrazilian Army Command and General Staff School
ProfessionMilitary
Military service
Allegiance Brazil
Branch/service Brazilian Army
Years of service1969–2012
Rank Divisional general
Commands
  • 6th Military Region
  • 19th Motorized Infantry Battalion
Awards

Marco Edson Gonçalves Dias (born 7 February 1950 in Americana), also known as G. Dias, is a retired divisional general of the Brazilian Army. He was the head of the Institutional Security Bureau.

Biography

Born in Americana, São Paulo, Dias joined the Army in February 1969 by the Brazilian Army Preparatory School of Cadets (EsPCEx). He attended the Officials Enhancement School (EsAO) in 1986, continuing his graduation at the Brazilian Army Command and General Staff School (ECEME), in 1994. Dias headed the 6th Military Region and commanded the 19th Motorized Infantry Battalion, based in São Leopoldo, between January 1999 and January 2001. He served as military observer at the service of the United Nations in a mission in Central America. Dias is a retired Brazilian Army general, after more than 30 years in this Armed Forces branch. Dias worked in the personal security team of president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during his first two terms, between 2003 and 2009. During the presidency of Dilma Rousseff, Gonçalves Dias was head of the Institutional Security Coordination.

In 2012, during his command of the 6th Military Region, Gonçalves Dias was involved in a controversy after meeting with police officers strikers of Bahia, who gave him a birthday cake, ensuring the officer that nothing would happen to them. He was suspended from office and retired months later.

Gonçalves Dias worked with Lula personal security again in 2022. He was part of the transition team for the third Lula administration, as member of the responsible group for strategic intelligence. On 29 December 2022, Gonçalves Dias was announced as head of the Institutional Security Bureau of the third Lula government. On 19 April 2023, Gonçalves Dias resigned after a report by CNN Brasil revealed a video in which he guided Bolsonaro′s supporters inside the Planalto Palace during the events of the Brazilian Congress attack.

References

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Political offices
Preceded by Head of the Institutional Security Bureau
2023
Succeeded by