Erin Bromaghim

Deputy Mayor of International Affairs
Office of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass


Erin Bromaghim serves as the Deputy Mayor of International Affairs in the Office of
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, focused on bringing global opportunities to Angelenos and connecting Los Angeles to economic and cultural partners around the world. She leads a team with deep expertise on international trade and investment, international relations, educational and cultural exchange, the Sustainable Development Goals and the green economy, city diplomacy, gender equity, and major global events including the 2026 FIFA World Cup and the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Most recently, Erin served as the Director of Olympic and Paralympic Development as part of the Mayor’s International Affairs team, where she led the City’s planning for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2028 and its enduring benefits for all Angelenos. This legacy includes her work as the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Fellow, using the framework of the United Nations Agenda 2030 to align, measure, and track the City’s progress toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Erin has also served as a Visiting Senior Fellow on City and State Diplomacy with the Truman Center for National Policy, exploring the ways in which collaboration between local and federal actors can advance U.S. foreign policy objectives.

Erin previously spent 14 years as a senior civilian with the U.S. Department of Defense, where she managed interagency defense, intelligence, special operations, and security reform efforts. Erin entered federal civil service as a Presidential Management Fellow with the U.S. Navy, later working for the U.S. Air Force, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and NATO. She holds degrees from Wake Forest University and Georgetown University, as well as a certificate in advanced project management from Stanford University.