Shannon O’Neil is vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council of Foreign Relations. She is an expert on Latin America, US-Mexico relations, global trade, corruption, democracy, and immigration.
O’Neil is a member of the Board of Directors of Rassini Sab de CV and the Tinker Foundation. O’Neil has lived and worked in Mexico and Argentina, and travels extensively in Latin America. She was a Fulbright scholar and a Justice, Welfare, and Economics fellow at Harvard University, and has taught Latin American politics at Columbia University. Before turning to policy, O’Neil worked in the private sector as an equity analyst at Indosuez Capital and Credit Lyonnais Securities. O’Neil joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2018.