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
An American national with 14 years' experience of living and working in Brazil, David manages large cross-border clients across the region.
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.
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.
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.
A German-Brazilian national, Melanie is a legal, regulatory and public policy specialist having worked for the Brazilian government and international organizations such as the WTO and UNHCR. She earned a PhD in international law in Geneva, and is fluent in Portuguese, English, German, French and Spanish.
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.
With a first class communications consultancy background and a particular specialism in technology, telecoms and transport corporate relations and PR.
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.
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.
Sharon has degree in Hotel Management and several years of experience in the administrative area. She has worked for two international companies in the sector of shipping, capital markets and human resources.
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.
Silvia has over 10 years’ experience working in Latin America and France in PR, Corporate Affairs and Digital Communication projects for the IT, Pharmaceutical and HR sector, working for companies such as IBM and Samsung.
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.
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.
Gonzalo holds a B.A. in Political Science and two Master Degrees in International Affairs. His professional experience ranges across consulting, media and academia and was previously a Senior Political Analyst at the British Embassy in Mexico City. He is a lecturer in Politics and a political commentator.
Aiza has extensive experience in both public relations and public affairs having started her career at the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE).
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).
Malu has worked for the International Cooperation Unit of the Tourism Ministry of Mexico, as well as developing communications strategies for education-oriented consultancies.
Grisel has wide experience in public affairs with previous experience in the oil and gas sector in Mexico. In 2014 she was selected by the OECD as Student Ambassador and has collaborated with COMEXI with social media.
Fluent in French, Marcos holds a degree in Communications and has deep public relations experience having worked across differing industry sectors for companies such as Walt Disney and United Airlines.
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.