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.
Fiona lived in Eastern Europe for 12 years during which time she provided senior level consultancy for FDI and pan-regional multinational client campaigns
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.
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.
Marina joined Speyside from the Brazilian Government’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce. She has also provided public affairs support to Microsoft and IBM.
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.
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.
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.
Leandro is an expert in political analysis and social media, having worked for research centers such as the US Policy Observatory in Brazil.
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.
A British national, David has broad experience advising multinationals on issues management, stakeholder and government relations and the development and implementation of complex corporate reputation programmes and campaigns.
With a strong communications background, Tatiana has experience managing campaigns for Nestlé, Pfizer, HP, Intel and LG Electronics.
Juanita was one of the first members of our Colombia office. She has a strong background in media relations and strategic communications, with particular expertise in social media, and digital marketing.
Gabriel has worked in Europe and Washington D.C., where he gained ten years' experience in government relations and digital communications at the Atlantic Council, GCSP, and the World Economic Forum.
Guido was coordinator of the Fujimorista parliamentary group from 2006 to 2011 and Chief of Staff to the Peruvian first lady - Keiko Fujimori.
With a strong journalistic and communications consultancy background, Vanessa specializes in financial services communications. Some of her client experience includes BlackBerry, Visa, and BlackRock.
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.
Guillermo formerly worked in the communications office of Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism. He has also held senior communications roles in infrastructure, insurance and tourism companies.
Ramon has extensive experience working for private consulting groups and various governmental departments including Mexico’s Ministry of Finance, where he provided direct support with the historical structural reforms in oil & gas, finance, and telecoms.
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).
Odina formerly provided communications for the Presidency of the Mexican Republic. She is also an expert in financial services, having worked for American Express.
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.