As a senior international economist at Bankers Trust, he was involved in many aspects of country debt negotiations in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and elsewhere in Latin America during the 1980s. He served for four years as the regional director for Latin America and Caribbean Programs at the Ford Foundation. At Chemical Bank, Tom organized and directed the emerging markets research group.
He holds Ph.D. in economics from Vanderbilt University and remains active in teaching and publishing. He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and the author of Brazil’s State-Owned Enterprises: A Case Study of the State as Entrepreneur (1983).
Thomas J. Trebat is an Ethics and Debt Project participant.
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