Marco Vicenzino represents a new generation of independent foreign policy thinkers that combine successful international private sector experience with profound insight into contemporary geopolitics.
Vicenzino is a widely recognized international political analyst and commentator. He has constantly distinguished himself through his ability to master and interconnect a wide range of international topics, and speak authoritatively on diverse media outlets around the world. He has developed an extensive network in Latin America, which includes the most influential producers, correspondents and personalities of Spanish-language media.
He is Director of the Global Strategy Project, senior advisor to PFC Energy and Quantum Financial Advisors, strategic advisor and board member of the Afghanistan World Foundation, fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, and advisor to multiple corporations and non-profits seeking expansion and opportunities in the U.S and overseas.
He previously served as strategic communications consultant to the World Bank, Deputy Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and as team associate of the Council on Foreign Relations, National Press Club, French-American Foundation, Atlantik Brucke, U.S-Spain Council, BMW Foundation, German Marshall Fund, and the Aspen Institute's Socrates Society.
Vicenzino has provided commentary on CNN, BBC, NBC, Fox News and Al Jazeera Network, and is a regular contributor to Spanish-language media outlets including CNN en Español, Telemundo, Univisión, NTN24, La Nación (Argentina), Globo TV (Brazil), El Mercurio (Chile), El Espectador (Colombia), El Universal (Mexico), El Mundo (Spain) and El Nacional (Venezuela) - among many others.
His numerous writings and views have been published in leading media outlets including the New York Times, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, U.S News & World Report, South China Morning Post, Le Figaro (France), Al Hayat (Middle East), El País (Spain) and Daily Star (U.K).
As part of the U.S State Department's Strategic Speakers Initiative, Vicenzino is regularly called upon to speak in different countries around the world. He is a regular guest speaker, panelist, panel moderator and participant at international conferences, forums and institutes, regularly hosting public and private high-level gatherings and roundtables.
His client list include the U.S Naval Academy at Annapolis, the World Bank, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Young Presidents' Organization, Columbia University, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, Northwestern's Graduate School of Journalism, and the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States on Transnational Organized Crime.