Diego Moya-Ocampos, LLB

Principal Analyst Americas, Country Risk, IHS Markit


London, UK


Mr. Diego Moya-Ocampos is a principal analyst for Country Risk at IHS Markit in the Americas team, covering the political, security and business environment in Latin American countries. His research focuses on political, regulatory and violent risks in emerging markets and resource nationalism, expropriations and social conflicts over access to natural resources. He has several papers published in academic journals and is frequently quoted in the media including Sky's Jeff Randall Show, CNBC's Squawk box, BBC World Service, Associated Press (AP), Reuters, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Financial Times (FT), AFP, Time Magazine, Petroleum Economist, Downstream Today and in think tanks such as Brookings Institution, Hudson Institute and reports of the US Congressional Research Service. He has been invited as guest speaker at the London School of Economics (LSE), Paris Science Po, London's Frontline Club, Canning House and others. Previously Mr. Moya-Ocampos has served as chief secretary of the Attorney General's Office (Venezuela) and as a lawyer advising government and private companies on constitutional, administrative and environmental law issues. Mr. Moya-Ocampos holds a Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics (LSE), UK, a postgraduate degree as Specialist in Administrative Law and a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Venezuelan universities.