Managing Director, Brazil Research
Elizabeth joined TS Lombard in 2006 as the head of the Brazil research team . With over 25 years covering the country, she concentrates on political and economic policy, together with broad expertise in such key sectors as electric energy, infrastructure, agriculture and consumer-related issues. Elizabeth spearheads TS Lombard coverage of key investment themes including credit deepening, for-profit education as well as the complex relationship between Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras and the government.
Before joining TS Lombard, Elizabeth worked for publications including the Financial Times, Foreign Policy and Dow Jones. She has more than a decade of experience covering the Latin American private equity and venture capital industries and is considered a leading expert in this field. She also has broad knowledge of biofuels, sanitation and alternative energy. She has a PhD degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s degree from the University of Texas – Austin, and has worked as a field producer for CNBC and National Geographic.
Elizabeth Johnson contributes to the Brazil, LatAm and EM Watch publications.
Brazil: In depth on-the-ground analysis of the political economy and policy forces that will affect growth and markets. (Monday and Thursday)
LatAm: Regional coverage supported by local sources with emphasis on Mexico. (1 note per month)
EM Watch: Analysis of EM sentiment drivers and fundamental or policy country developments on 10 emerging countries. (Every Monday)