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Brian Winter

Vice President, Policy, AS/COA and Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly

Brian Winter is editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly magazine and the vice president for policy at Americas Society/Council of the Americas. A best-selling author and columnist, Brian is a leading expert on Latin America and a frequent speaker for international media and events.

Based in New York City since 2015, Brian has led the relaunch of Americas Quarterly, more than doubling its online readership and expanding its coverage of politics, business, and culture in the Western Hemisphere. Previously, while covering Latin America for a decade as a correspondent for Reuters, he was based in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City. Brian is the author or coauthor of four books about Latin America, including Why Soccer Matters, a New York Times bestseller he wrote with Brazilian soccer legend Pelé; The Accidental President of Brazil, coauthored with President Fernando Henrique Cardoso; No Lost Causes, with President Álvaro Uribe; and Long after Midnight at the Nino Bien, a memoir about his time in Argentina.

Brian has been a featured speaker at the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Economic Forum, the Chautauqua Institution, and other events focused on international relations and investment trends. Proficient in Spanish and Portuguese, he has appeared on NPR, BBC, CNBC, CNN, CNN en Español, and Univision, among others. He has been quoted as a policy analyst in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Folha de S.Paulo, O Globo, and numerous other publications around the Americas. He can be found on Twitter at @BrazilBrian.

Areas of Expertise: Brazil, Argentina, Latin American presidents

Contributions from Brian Winter

Video: A Discussion on the Present and Future of North America

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

What will it take for the Trump administration to back a revised NAFTA trade deal? U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) and experts discussed the issue with an eye to the renegotiations kicking off on August 16. ... Play Video

Video: Brazil Briefing – An Update on Reforms and the Investment Environment 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Experts talked about the state of Brazil's fiscal reforms as well as chances for President Michel Temer's survival amid political crisis. ... Play Video

Televisa: El TLCAN y las relaciones EEUU-México 

Monday, June 19, 2017

El Vicepresidente de Política Pública de AS/COA, Brian Winter, habló sobre lo que implicaría una posible renegociación del tratado de libre comercio. ... Play Video

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