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.
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…
We are pleased to announce that Laura Güemes Cambras has joined the Financial Services Advisor’s board of advisors. She is a transactions attorney at Holland & Knight’s office in New York City and a member of the firm’s financial services team.
We are pleased to announce that Vanessa Wottrich has joined the Dialogue’s weekly Energy Advisor publication’s Board of Advisors. She is a principal analyst in Norwegian energy firm Equinor’s global strategy and business development unit with a focus on Latin America.