Nicholas Watson

Nicholas Watson is a Managing Director with Teneo and leads the political risk coverage for Spanish-speaking Latin America.

Background

Nicholas Watson leads Teneo’s political risk coverage for Spanish-speaking Latin America.

He has over 15 years’ experience creating and leading analytic teams dedicated to providing exceptional, actionable political intelligence, bespoke consulting and advisory work for a wide range of corporate, financial and governmental clients.

Prior to joining Teneo, Nicholas was the Analysis Practice Leader for Latin America at the business risk consultancy Control Risks. Previously, Nicholas worked as a field researcher examining violent crime and police reform for a leading NGO in Brazil.

Nicholas received a master’s degree in Latin American politics from the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) in London, and also holds a first-class honours degree in Spanish from King’s College London (KCL).

Nicholas was based in Bogotá from 2012-2015, and has also lived, worked and studied in Mexico, Brazil, and Cuba.

Argentina 2019 Elections

LATAM PULSE

( 5 mins) This week, Ecuador’s electoral tensions will continue after the conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso reached a run-off vote by the narrowest of margins. Controversial electricity sector reforms in Mexico will go to a lower house

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LATAM PULSE

( 5 mins) This week, Ecuador’s electoral tensions will continue after the conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso reached a run-off vote by the narrowest of margins. Controversial electricity sector reforms in Mexico will go to a lower house

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LATAM PULSE

( 6 mins) This week, a tense vote count in Ecuador will determine who should go into an April presidential run-off vote against the leftist Andres Arauz. Politically delicate wage talks get underway in Argentina amid concern over

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ECUADOR: Heading towards high-wire election contest

( 5 mins) Voter indecision and polling disparities inject considerable uncertainty into the outlook ahead of the 7 February first round of the presidential election. Although Andres Arauz of the leftist Union for Hope (UNES) coalition appears to

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LATAM PULSE

( 5 mins) This week, in Brazil, calls for President Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment are increasing; upcoming congressional leadership votes will determine whether a formal impeachment process ensues. Meanwhile, another debt swap is causing controversy in Argentina, this time

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