Daniel Batlle

Adjunct Fellow

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Daniel Batlle is an adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute. His work focuses on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Biography

Daniel Batlle is an adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute. His work focuses on Latin America and the Caribbean.

During the George W. Bush administration, Mr. Batlle served in senior roles at the State Department and at the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Prior to that, he worked at Freedom House, where he led programs to strengthen democratic governance and rule of law in Latin America. Earlier, he was a legislative aide to US Representative David McIntosh.

Since serving in government, he has worked in a number of international business and consulting roles, in which he led global business development at an infrastructure advisory firm and served clients in the food and beverage, retail, and hospitality industries. Most recently, as managing director for Latin America at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), he supported and advocated for the region’s commercial real estate developers and retailers and organized trade shows and conferences.

Mr. Batlle received a BA from Wheaton College and an MBA from the University of Maryland Smith School of Business, where he was a Smith Fellow.

Events
26
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Mexico’s New Political Landscape: A Conversation with Luis Rubio
Featured Speakers:
Luis Rubio
Daniel Batlle
Presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum shows her inked fingerprint after casting her vote during the presidential elections in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 2, 2024. (Photo by Cristopher Rogel Blankquet/Getty Images)
26
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Mexico’s New Political Landscape: A Conversation with Luis Rubio

Join Hudson Institute for a conversation with Luis Rubio, chairman of México Evalúa and former president of Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Exteriores (COMEXI), on Mexico’s new political landscape.

Presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum shows her inked fingerprint after casting her vote during the presidential elections in Mexico City, Mexico, on June 2, 2024. (Photo by Cristopher Rogel Blankquet/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Luis Rubio
Daniel Batlle
21
June 2024
Past Event
Accelerating Latin America’s Economic Growth
Featured Speakers:
William Maloney
Elena Ianchovichina
Moderator:
Daniel Batlle
Torre Latinoamericana (Latin-American Tower) stands over its central location in Mexico City.
21
June 2024
Past Event
Accelerating Latin America’s Economic Growth

Join Hudson for a conversation with World Bank economists William Maloney and Elena Ianchovichina on how productivity gains could help accelerate economic growth in Latin America.

Torre Latinoamericana (Latin-American Tower) stands over its central location in Mexico City.
Featured Speakers:
William Maloney
Elena Ianchovichina
Moderator:
Daniel Batlle
14
May 2024
Past Event
Mexico after AMLO
Featured Speakers:
Kim Breier
Antonio Ortiz-Mena
Arturo Sotomayor
Moderator:
Daniel Batlle
A Mexican flag waves on the esplanade of the Monument to the Revolution in Mexico City on November 13, 2022. (Photo by Gerardo Vieyra/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
14
May 2024
Past Event
Mexico after AMLO

Join Hudson for a discussion of possible post-election scenarios with Covington Senior Advisor Kim Breier, Dentons Global Advisors Partner Antonio Ortiz-Mena, and National Defense University Professor Arturo Sotomayor.

A Mexican flag waves on the esplanade of the Monument to the Revolution in Mexico City on November 13, 2022. (Photo by Gerardo Vieyra/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Kim Breier
Antonio Ortiz-Mena
Arturo Sotomayor
Moderator:
Daniel Batlle
29
April 2024
Past Event
Latin America’s Foreign Policies at a Crossroads
Featured Speakers:
Hector Schamis
Daniel Batlle
Riot police officers stand guard outside the Ecuadorian embassy in Mexico City on April 6, 2024, following the severance of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Ecuadorian authorities stormed the Mexican embassy in Quito on April 5 to arrest former vice president Jorge Glas, who had been granted political asylum there, prompting Mexico to sever diplomatic ties after the "violation of international law". (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP) (Photo by YURI CORTEZ/AFP via Getty Images)
29
April 2024
Past Event
Latin America’s Foreign Policies at a Crossroads

Join Hudson for a conversation with academic and columnist Hector Schamis on how Latin American governments’ approach to foreign policy destabilizes the region.

Riot police officers stand guard outside the Ecuadorian embassy in Mexico City on April 6, 2024, following the severance of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Ecuadorian authorities stormed the Mexican embassy in Quito on April 5 to arrest former vice president Jorge Glas, who had been granted political asylum there, prompting Mexico to sever diplomatic ties after the "violation of international law". (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP) (Photo by YURI CORTEZ/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Hector Schamis
Daniel Batlle
Policemen stand guard while supporters of slain Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio pay their respects during an act organized by the Movimiento Construye party and friends at the Quito Exhibition Center in Quito on August 11, 2023. (Rodrigo Buendia/AFP via Getty Images)
Caption
Policemen stand guard while supporters of slain Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio pay their respects during an act organized by the Movimiento Construye party and friends at the Quito Exhibition Center in Quito on August 11, 2023. (Rodrigo Buendia/AFP via Getty Images)