Santiago J. Herdoiza
Amb. Tom Pickering on the role of Washington’s evolving military diplomacy.

In a piece for the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, Amb. Tom Pickering assesses the role of the military in Washington’s foreign policy and how U.S. diplomacy can face future security challenges.

Amb. Pickering and Managing Director Trivedi on waning U.S. global leadership in COVID-19 Response

In a piece for the Houston Chronicle, Amb. Pickering and Mr. Trivedi discuss the administration's self-isolating approach to the pandemic, the impact here at home, and how to fix it.

Mr. Trivedi Participates in International Panel on U.S.-India Investment

Tune in for a Cretum Advisory India and IBS Global webinar on “India Investment Opportunities for American Companies.” The event will feature Invest India’s Asst. VP Hoonar Janu, IBS Global’s MD Tonya McNeal-Weary, and Hills & Co’s MD Atman Trivedi on September 18, at 6:30PM (IST) and 9:30AM (EST). Register at

Associate Director

Santiago J. Herdoiza is an Associate Director at Hills & Company, where he leads research and analysis on diverse trade and investment priorities for Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries and business portfolios. His work centers on facilitating client activities with and in emerging markets, mainly Latin America and India. He manages the company's media relations and plays a leading role in outreach to key firm stakeholders.

Before joining Hills & Company as an Administrative and Research Associate in April 2019, Santiago worked at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. There, he assisted with the Argentina, China, Mexico, and Venezuela portfolios, carrying out projects on investment opportunities in Latin America, mostly in the energy sector. Santiago also served in the OAS’s Executive Office of the Secretariat for Strengthening Democracy. Acting as an analyst for the Unit for Strengthening Representative Institutions, he produced research on economic, political, and social factors that hamper democracy in Latin America.

Santiago received a B.A. in Political Science and History with a focus in U.S.-Latin America relations from Clark University (Worcester, MA) in 2018. Santiago graduated with High Honors. His thesis explored how the lack of comprehensive economic agreements between the United States and Ecuador contributed to the deterioration of bilateral relations, ultimately culminating in a military coup in the Andean country.

Santiago is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Young Professionals Program, Foreign Policy for America,? and the Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, and Pi Sigma Alpha honors societies. He speaks and writes Spanish with native fluency.