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Brian Winter

Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly and 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, analyst, and speaker, he has been living and breathing Latin American politics for the past 20 years. Winter spent a decade living in Latin America as a journalist for Reuters, based in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City. Since 2015, he has been based in New York City, overseeing Americas Quarterly’s growth into a must-read for Latin America’s most influential investors and opinion leaders, while more than tripling its readership online. He is also the author or co-author of four books about the region, including Why Soccer Matters, a New York Times bestseller he wrote with Brazilian soccer legend Pelé; The Accidental President of Brazil, co-authored with former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso; No Lost Causes, with ex-Colombian President Álvaro Uribe; and Long After Midnight, a memoir about his time in Argentina. Winter is a regular presence in TV, radio, and print media, from NPR and CNN en Español to Folha de S.Paulo and the Wall Street Journal. Proficient in Spanish and Portuguese, he speaks frequently about Latin America’s past, present, and future to investors and general-interest audiences. Follow him on Twitter @BrazilBrian.

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.