Nate Graham

United States  |  Program Manager, Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries, Inter-American Dialogue

+1-202-463-2571 ˙ ngraham@thedialogue.org ˙

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Nate Graham is program manager for the Inter-American Dialogue’s Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program, having served as interim director from February to June 2022. He first joined the program in May 2018 and worked as an assistant, then associate, until June 2021. He then worked for Environmental Incentives, providing technical and logistical support services for USAID environmental programming in Latin America and the Caribbean, before returning to the Dialogue.

Graham graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in political science and economics and a minor in environmental studies. While at Washington University, he spent a semester studying at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and interning at the US Embassy in Santiago, where he focused on the mining and automotive sectors for the Foreign Commercial Service.

Graham’s articles on energy and climate policy in Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, and other countries in the region have been published in The New York Times, Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, Americas Quarterly, El Tiempo (Colombia), and El Comercio (Peru)He speaks English and Spanish and is proficient in Portuguese. 


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