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Gabrielle Trebat is managing director and a member of McLarty Associates’ Brazil & Southern Cone practice. Prior to joining McLarty Associates in 2011, Trebat served as deputy assistant secretary for Business Affairs and Public Liaison at the US Department of Treasury, where she oversaw outreach to the private sector, labor, and NGO communities. A dual national of Brazil and the United States, she previously served as executive director of the Brazil-US Business Council, where she was responsible for promoting a strong bilateral trade and investment relationship and represented the majority of foreign direct investors in Brazil. At the Council on Competitiveness, Trebat served as senior research associate from 2001-2002, as director of international policy studies from 2002-2005, and as director of the global program from 2006-2007, in which she initiated and managed the global institutional partnerships of the Council.
The Latin America Advisor interviewed Gabrielle Trebat, managing director for Brazil & the Southern Cone at McLarty Associates, to talk about the latest political developments in Brazil and scandals surrounding President Jair Bolsonaro.