Priscilla Mendes

Director of Corporate Affairs LATAM

Priscilla Mendes

Director of Corporate Affairs LATAM

As Director of Corporate Affairs LATAM, Priscilla develops and leads media and public affairs strategies focused on Brazilian claims in which Pogust Goodhead acts. Priscilla brings together political experience and media expertise to build relationships across different actors, increasing the impact of cases and helping plaintiffs get one step closer to justice.

A journalist with over 14 years of experience in political and economic coverage and press management, Priscilla headed the communication office of Senator and former Minister of Agriculture Kátia Abreu for over six years. She gathered political and societal insights to actively participate in the debate on new public policies aimed at sectors such as sustainable development, agribusiness, natural resources and financing.

Before, Priscilla was a reporter for Rede Globo (G1 website) as a correspondent at the headquarters of the Presidency of Brazil and the National Congress. Also acted as a political reporter in several other outlets and broadcasts, such as Rede Record, SBT and Correio Braziliense.

Priscilla holds a Masters’s Degree in Politics and Communications from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an MBA in Digital Marketing at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). She graduated as a journalist at Universidade de Brasília (UnB).

Areas of Expertise

Strategic communications
Politics & communication
Public affairs
Journalism & reportage
Crisis management


MSc in Politics and Communication, London School of Economics, 2022
MBA in Digital Marketing, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, 2020
Bachelor in Journalism, Universidade de Brasília, 2009
Press officer, Brazilian Federal Senate, 2016-2021
Communications coordinator, Ministry of Agriculture, 2015-2016
Reporter, Rede Globo, 2011-2015




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