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Brian Winter

Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly; Vice President of Policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Brian Winter is editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly and the vice president for policy at Americas Society/Council of the Americas. A best-selling author and columnist, he is an expert on Latin American politics and a frequent public speaker. Based in New York City, Winter has overseen Americas Quarterly’s growth into a must-read for Latin American investors and policymakers, tripling its online audience since 2015. Previously, he spent a decade living in Latin America as a journalist for Reuters, based in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City. Winter is the author or co-author of four books, including Why Soccer Matters, a New York Times bestseller he wrote with Brazilian soccer legend Pelé; The Accidental President of Brazil, co-authored with President Fernando Henrique Cardoso; No Lost Causes, with Colombian President Álvaro Uribe; and Long After Midnight, a memoir about his time in Argentina. He regularly speaks at forums including the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Economic Forum, and investor conferences throughout Latin America. Proficient in Spanish and Portuguese, Winter has appeared on NPR, CNN en Español, Globo, and Univision, among other broadcast media. He has been quoted as a political analyst in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Folha de S.Paulo, and elsewhere.

Brian Winter es el director de la revista Americas Quarterly y el vicepresidente de políticas públicas de Americas Society/Council of the Americas. Un celebrado autor y columnista, Winter es también un destacado experto en Latinoamérica y es frecuentemente entrevistado e invitado a hablar en eventos de envergadura internacional. Basado en Nueva York desde el 2015, Winter ha liderado el relanzamiento de Americas Quarterly, triplicando su audiencia en la web y expandiendo la cobertura de política, economía, y cultura del hemisferio occidental. Previamente, mientras cubría Latinoamérica durante una década como corresponsal para Reuters, estuvo basado en São Paulo, Buenos Aires, y Ciudad de México. Adicionalmente, Winter es el autor y coautor de cuatro libros sobre Latinoamérica, incluyendo Why Soccer Matters, que estuvo en la lista de los libros más vendidos por El New York Times y trata sobre la vida de la leyenda del fútbol, Pelé; The Accidental President of Brazil, que escribió junto al Presidente Fernando Henrique Cardoso; No Lost Causes, con el Presidente Álvaro Uribe; y Long After Midnight, una crónica de su tiempo en Argentina.