In this episode Dan speaks with Nicolás Massot, a politician, who currently serves on the Board of Directors of Banco Ciudad, the third largest bank in Argentina. Nicolás was also the former majority leader of Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies, the youngest leader in the Chamber’s history, and is a member of Republican Proposal, one of the most prominent parties in Argentina. In addition, he had a leading role in the Argentinian presidential campaign in 2015. The two begin their conversation by talking through why Nicolás was motivated to enter politics and discuss the first position he held when he began his career. Nicolás and Dan then talk about Nicolás’s role in the 2015 presidential election and his experience running for the House of Deputies the same year. Then they discuss some of the reasons behind the successful 2015 election of former Argentinian president, Mauricio Macri and some of the political changes the country has seen in recent years. Finally, they delve into a discussion surrounding Argentinian foreign affairs and the future of a new generation of political leaders.
Podcast originally published on csis.org.