Eurasia Group | Maria Luisa Puig


Director, Latin America


Latin America, Chile, Colombia, Peru

Maria Luisa is responsible for Eurasia Group's coverage of Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Based in our London office, she helps clients understand political dynamics and economic policy in these countries. Among other topics, she is currently focusing on widespread distrust of the political establishment in Latin America and its impact on elections. Her sectoral expertise includes energy and natural resources.
Maria Luisa previously worked as a political risk analyst for an Oxford-based analysis and advisory firm, focusing on the Andean region, Central America, and Mexico. Previously she was a correspondent for Reuters News, where she covered political events in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. Maria Luisa holds master's degrees in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and in Latin American studies from Stanford University; she earned her bachelor's degree in communications from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. A native of Peru, Maria Luisa prefers not to comment on her views about the contested origins of pisco.