Erik Brand

United States  |  Director, Corporate Program & Publisher, Latin America Advisor, Inter-American Dialogue

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Erik Brand publishes the Latin America Advisor at the Inter-American Dialogue and directs the organization’s Corporate Program. He has served as an officer on the boards of several nonprofit organizations as well as a grantmaking foundation, and has been appointed to two terms on the Governor of Minnesota’s Trade Policy Advisory Council. Earlier in his career, Erik worked at the International Advisory Group, a public affairs and publishing firm in New York City. He also worked at the Advisory Board Company in Washington. Erik graduated with a double major, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Wheaton College in Massachusetts and has completed master’s degree courses in international management and public affairs at the University of Maryland and at the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota.


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ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

On August 26, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted “ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean,” an online event. Three speakers led the discussion: Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO of GEC Risk Advisory; María José Cortés, the head of ESG at Atlas Renewable Energy; and Ben Ho, vice president of BlackRock Sustainable Investments. Devry Boughner Vorwerk, the CEO of DevryBV Sustainable Strategies and a former corporate vice president at Cargill and Grubhub, moderated the event.  


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Barbara Kotschwar Joins the Latin America Advisor Board

We are pleased to announce that Barbara Kotschwar has joined the board of advisors of the Inter-American Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor publication. Kotschwar is the executive director of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute, where she heads a team of experts in the fields of payments, economic policy, technology and security…

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