Amb Cliff Sobel is Managing Partner at Valor Capital Group, a diversified cross border investment group. He served as Ambassador to the Netherlands and Brazil, spanning both the Bush and Obama administrations. Ambassador Sobel is also Partner at Related Brazil, a mixed use developer; Partner and Board Member of Contagalo, a diversified agriculture group. He has served on Advisory Boards to the American Military Commander of Europe & NATO as well as the Command for American Forces for Central & South America. He serves on the Federal Commission of the Western Hemisphere on Drug Policy. Cliff also serves on the boards of the Council of Foreign Relations, the Council of American Ambassadors, the Council of the Americas, and board of Directors for Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE) (DO).