The authority on emerging markets corporate and government affairs, Alistair consults at the most senior levels, specialising in sensitive industries in hostile territories
A world-class public and government affairs consultant and a long-term expert in emerging markets, Ian co-founded Speyside in 2009 and lives in São Paulo.
Chris has several years of specialist experience across global emerging markets. Previously Chris was in charge of expanding Edelman’s footprint in CEE, along with the Middle East and Africa.
Fiona lived in Eastern Europe for 12 years during which time she provided senior level consultancy for FDI and pan-regional multinational client campaigns
In 1991, Tony was appointed senior EU advisor to the newly formed Ministry of Privatization of Poland. Tony has expertise in the financial services industries and a deep knowledge of the Polish business environment.
Katya previously served as an advisor to the First Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and has extensive experience defining corporate standards and procedures to support inward FDI into Russia, Mexico and Latin America.
Specializing in marketing and communications, Michael has served some of the largest global media brands, corporate clients and government ministries in Greece, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey from his current base in Istanbul.
A Turkish born US citizen, Saba has more than 15 years of experience in government relations, media communications, issue management, corporate and social responsibility, information dissemination and strategic communications advice in Turkey.
An expert in financial PR, public affairs and crisis management, Stephen has over two decades of consulting experience working for governments and international organizations in key growth emerging markets.
An American national with 14 years' experience of living and working in Brazil, David manages large cross-border clients across the region.
Ana has a strong background in corporate communications, having worked for many years for DuPont in Argentina and across Latin America.
Of British-Brazilian dual nationality, James has lived and worked throughout various countries in Latin America including the Royal Bank of Canada in Montevideo where he gained experience in capital markets.
Eduardo has over 12 years' experience working in Brazilian Local, State and Federal government, UN agencies, and policy institutes. He is a specialist in government relations, policy analysis, and PPPs.
Formerly, Paulo ran corporate and product communications at Grupo Pão de Açúcar, one of Brazil's leading retail companies. He is equally experienced in supporting multinationals.
With a first class communications consultancy background and a particular specialism in technology, telecoms and transport corporate relations and PR.
Kleber is a government and corporate affairs specialist with experience in working for consulting firms such as Teneo and Arko Advice.
Arthur has extensive experience in government affairs and the internationalization of companies in Brazil. He has worked for various consulting firms and the International Relations Secretariat of São Paulo's City Hall.
Alexandra is a government affairs and corporate communication specialist, having worked for Teneo, a global consulting firm, and for the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC.
Isis brings several years of media experience to the team having worked as a broadcast reporter for Globo, Brazil's largest TV network and as an editor for several important Brazilian outlets.
Luiz has several years of wide ranging experience in politics, finance and media having specialized in strategic investments at HSBC while also writing regularly for the São Paulo Times' International Affairs column.
Fabricio has worked as an HR Analyst for several international companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Whirlpool and Publicis
Former Senior Commercial Attache at the British Embassy, Maria Pia has 15 years' corporate relations experience specialising in transport and mining.
Mariela began work as a journalist in Santiago and Washington DC, writing for daily, La Epoca. She also ran the British Embassy in Chile's press liaison department.
Matias began his career at the Iberoamerican Observatory of Digital Communications, where he gained experience in strategic relations based on social networks and digital media.
Ana Meza has a degree in Communication and Public Affairs with experience in both the public and private sector. Her corporate communications and media relations background includes the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other heavily regulated sectors.
Guido was coordinator of the Fujimorista parliamentary group from 2006 to 2011 and Chief of Staff to the Peruvian first lady - Keiko Fujimori.
Carolina has over 10 years’ experience and expertise working in corporate communications, media relations and public relations in international organizations, private companies and the Peruvian government.
An American national, Jana is a specialist in public policy having worked for the U.S. State Dept., the U.S. Senate and Pentagon. She is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and French.
Moises has held senior positions in Mexico's federal government, including Chief of Staff at the Environmental Protection Agency. He has also advised HP, Dell and Exxon on corporate relations.
Holding a degree in Communication, Odina formerly worked for the Presidency of the Mexican Republic and is an expert in financial services, having worked for American Express. Odina also has experience across health (biotechnology), tech and aviation.
Douglas specializes in corporate social responsibility and social development where he has previously collaborated with the Public Partnerships Division at UNICEF and served as a consultant to the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT).
Aiza has extensive experience in both public relations and public affairs having started her career at the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE).
Malu has worked for the International Cooperation Unit of the Tourism Ministry of Mexico, as well as developing communications strategies for education-oriented consultancies.
Adriana is the administrative assistant for Speyside Mexico. Prior to this, she was the office manager for the sales department of Comex and for Thomas Nelson Mexico.
Fresh from receiving a Special Plaque of Appreciation from the Office of the President of the Republic of Indonesia Cabinet Ministry, Mark has lived for the past 11 years in Jakarta providing management consulting services, strategic international communications, investment relations, policy briefings, and political strategies.