Member, Board of Directors
Luis A. Viada is an independent consultant. He has extensive in-country knowledge of emerging markets, having held senior corporate banking positions in Latin America and the Middle East at Citibank, later as Latin American region head for Standard & Poor’s, and then as head of Global Business Development at McGraw-Hill. Most recently, Mr. Viada was chief operating officer of Manatt-Jones Global Strategies. Prior to that position he was chief operating officer of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation on whose board he now serves. He has been a member of the board of directors at ProMujer, a microfinance institution serving women in Latin America, the Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Massachusetts, and the Turtle Bay Music School in New York City. He has an MSFS degree from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and a bachelor’s in political science from Tufts University.