Partnering Consultant Global Office of DEI
At Liberty Mutual, Marcelo serves as a Partnering Consultant Global DEI. His experience as a strategic HR and diversity, equity, and inclusion executive spans over 20 years, and he has been successful in developing new programs and practices that have been proven to increase diversity within multinational corporations such as Walmart, Home Depot and Sodexo.
Before joining Liberty, Marcelo was Senior Director at Seramount (formerly Diversity Best Practices), a strategic professional services firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. As part of his role he provided advisory services, consulting, DEI presentations, and coaching to clients such as Colgate, Equinix, Otis, Pfizer, Wyndham Hotels, Transamerica, UPS, Qualcomm, Aramark, Northern Trust, Dow Jones, among others.
Marcelo previously worked for Sodexo, where he was responsible for Diversity and Inclusion strategies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Costa Rica (serving around 35,000 employees), and for two years at Sodexo North America for the education business unit.
He has also served as a consultant for catalyst.org, assisting with the implementation of DEI awareness programs in Latin America in collaboration with local non-governmental organizations.
Marcelo is a sought-out speaker, panelist, and DEI subject-matter expert for his experience in creating strategies aimed at raising awareness and involving others in the development of an inclusive culture and workforce within countries and regions.
Marcelo is a certified organizational coach specializing in human resources, and is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese. Originally from Santiago, Chile, he is a world traveler and enjoys exploring different cultures and places. Marcelo now lives in Chicago with his husband