Kathleen C. Barclay

Counselor – Past President

Principal of Asesorías KCB Ltda., an international strategic consulting firm focused on opportunities between the United States and Latin America. Member of the Board of Bicecorp, Banco Bice, Austral Capital, Geomar S.A., Nutrabien Food, among others. He has an active participation in cultural and academic matters, including his contribution as a member of the Editorial Committee of El Diario, member of the Board of Directors of Adolfo Ibáñez University, member of the Advisory Council of the Center for Public Studies (CEP), member of the Board Advisor to Endeavor Chile and member of the Board of Chile Global Angels. He is also a member of the Council of the Americas and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) for his Karukinka project in Chile.

Prior to 2001, Kathleen Barclay developed her career for more than 23 years at Chase Manhattan Bank (now J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.), which included work in New York, London and Santiago. He led the corporate credit area for Latin America in the early 1980s; in addition to having been a director in the area of investment banking in London, working on bond issues and international advisory services for Latin America between 1988 and 1992. Between 1992 and 2000 she assumed the direction of the business of said financial institution in Chile, with emphasis on investment banking and international transactions. As Senior Country Officer, he represented the bank in several company directories through its Private Equity area. Under his direction, the bank was among the three leading firms in Chile in international mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and syndicated loans.

Kathleen Barclay, B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C, was elected president of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, AACCLA) for the period 2005-2007. In addition, between 2003 and 2005, she served as treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of AACCLA. He is currently past president of AACCLA.