Lisa Viscidi

Inter-American Dialogue
Director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program

Dialogue. A specialist in Latin American energy, Viscidi has written numerous reports and articles on energy policy and regulations, oil markets, climate change, social and political impacts of natural resources development, and the geopolitics of energy. Her articles have been published in the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Houston Chronicle, and El Tiempo. Ms. Viscidi frequently presents at conferences and panels throughout Latin America and has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters, and other news outlets.

Previously, she was Latin America team leader and New York bureau chief for Energy Intelligence Group and a manager for Deloitte’s energy practice. She has also served as director of EntreMundos, a nonprofit organization based in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

Viscidi has a bachelor’s degree in History from the George Washington University and a master’s degree in Latin American studies with a focus on economic development and public policy from New York University.