T. Gabrielle Mandel
Country Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean
Gabrielle Mandel currently serves as the Country Manager for the Latin America and Caribbean region at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). In this capacity, she is responsible for business development, project preparation and evaluation, and supervision of USTDA activities in Brazil and the Southern Cone region.
Prior to joining USTDA in February 2007, Ms. Mandel was a Senior Program Coordinator at the U.S. Energy Association. In that capacity, she managed eleven utility, transmission, and regulatory partnerships in Africa, Latin America, and the Philippines.
Ms. Mandel holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, with a concentration in International Development from the Elliott School of the George Washington University. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from The University at Albany, where she graduated with honors in Latin American Studies. She speaks Portuguese and Spanish.
Ms. Mandel is from Oyster Bay, N.Y. and has studied overseas in Brazil and Portugal.