Expert Profile

Mr Eduardo M. Paredes
Position(s) Executive-in-residence Fellow at the GCSP and Senior Advisor of Global Affairs at a Global Strategic Advisory Firm in Europe

Eduardo M. Paredes, a former diplomat and business executive, currently serves as a Senior Advisor of Global Affairs at a Global Strategic Advisory Firm in Europe. His expertise in building strategic alliances and navigating complex geopolitical landscapes is highlighted by his tenure as a Special Presidential Envoy to Greece and Cyprus and an appointed Venezuelan Ambassador by the National Assembly.
Previously, Eduardo held pivotal roles in the corporate sector, including Regional Director for Latin America and Global Publishing Chief Strategy Officer at Wargaming, a late-stage videogame startup and as an Associate at Xiaomi in Sao Paulo. His proficiency in economic analysis was further honed during his service as an Economist for Latin America at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Associate Researcher at Cedice. 

Eduardo's academic credentials include an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MPA from Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, and a dual Law JD & Economics Bachelor’s Degree from Andres Bello University of Caracas. Most recently, the Oxford Artificial Intelligence Programme from Saïd Business School. Bilingual in English and Spanish, with proficiency in Portuguese and Greek, he is a dual citizen of the United States and the European Union. His passion for technology and policy ecosystems has led him to mentor entrepreneurs and startups, focusing on scaling operations and navigating international expansion and regulatory landscapes.