Appian Appoints Fiona Clouder as Senior Advisor
Appian has offices in Brazil, Peru and Mexico and with a long diplomatic career in Latin America, in areas such as science, business and the environment, Clouder will help reaffirm Appian’s position in these markets, since she was named Regional Ambassador for Latin America and the Caribbean, COP26, in March 2020.
In this role, she led UK diplomatic efforts across the region on climate change issues, building relationships with governments, businesses and civil society. Previously, Clouder served as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Chile from 2014 to 2018, then returned to London to work on the Americas, overseas territories, climate diplomacy and preparations for COP26 – the climate change conference. climatic.
Clouder joined the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCDO) in 2001, following the Research Councils (UKRI) to build and lead the FCO’s global science and innovation network. In 2006, she moved to India as Director of Business Services, returning to London in 2009 to work on migration issues.
Beginning in 2011, as Deputy Director, Americas, Clouder led the FCO’s Latin America strategy (the Canning Agenda), to revitalize bilateral and commercial ties. Moving into the private sector, Fiona is also a director of ClouderVista.
“This appointment is another indication of Appian’s ambition to solidify its position as a market leader in the Americas, by attracting top-tier advisors to join our team,” said Michael W. Scherb, CEO of Appian. , in a press release.
“Drawing on her political and environmental policy experience, I am confident that Appian will be able to capitalize on Fiona’s insights, especially as we continue to lead the industry in setting high ESG standards for private equity investors in the mining sector,” Scherb said.