THE INVESTMENT TEAM
Francisco holds a degree in Industrial Eng. from University of Zaragoza and a MBA from IESE in Barcelona (1986). He has worked in Operations, Logistics and Marketing in multinational companies, as well as independent consultant and interim manager for SMEs and government agencies. Francisco has specialized in Corporate Finance with focus on valuation and has developed proprietary models for analysis based on methods as Real Options or DCF. He has executed several Mid Cap M&A deals, and has worked as buy-side analyst for Strategic Investment Advisors. Since 2014 he has been a partner in Preon Capital Partners, with advisory and executive roles in the equity investments.
Eng. MSC – COO, Portfolio Manager
Pierluigi holds a PhD in Experimental Physics from the University of Siena and a MSc in Mathematical Finance from the University of Oxford. Prior to his career in finance, he spent 12 years in research working on High Energy Physics experiments at Fermilab (USA) and CERN (Switzerland) and held research positions at Harvard University. In finance, he has been co-portfolio manager across several asset classes at the family office of one of the most successful business angles in Europe, and he has been responsible for quantitative investment strategies at a proprietary trading company. Pierluigi was a saber fencer and competed in World Cup events for Italy.
PhD, MSC – CEO, Portfolio Manager
Siyuan has a background in particle physics with 14 years of experience in research at world class institutions. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2017. In 2015, he was selected by the physics department faculty as the winner of the Goldhaber Prize in Physics, awarded to the most outstanding Ph.D. students at Harvard. He was also the winner of the 2022 ATLAS Outstanding Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the collaboration at CERN.
PhD – Quantitative Analyst
DIRECTORS OF THE BOARD
Partner, President of the Group
Ninel specialises in helping her clients solve complex issues, advising them across all facets of both their businesses and their private lives. She holds a degree in Law & Political Science from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, a Bachelor and a Masters in International Relations from IUHEI Geneva, an MBA from the University of Geneva and an Advanced Masters in International Taxation from the University of Neuchâtel. She is also a fully qualified member of STEP and holds the CAS Certificate of Advanced Studies in Compliance from the University of Geneva.
Partner, Director of the Group
Patrick looks after a portfolio of clients as well as finance and operations. Patrick has 35 years of experience in family offices, international project management, supply chain and customer service. He has been working internationally in large Corporations including 10 years in Logitech. He is a fully qualified member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).
Partners, Director of the Group
Javier Gazulla has a degree in Telecommunication Engineer by the Politecnic University of Barcelona, he also has a CFA charter holder since 1998 to 2013. With more than 25 years experience in the financial markets, he has worked in several financial entities as analyst, fund manager and as private banker: Merril Lynch in London, GVCgaesco in Barcelona, and collaborated with Global Asset Management. He worked as Secretary General at IESE Business School, University of Navarre, for the academic year 1999- 2000 He was founder and parter at Alpha Value Management in London, a financial advisory company specialized in long term portfolios and fund of hedge funds. During the last ten years has been member of the investment committee at Diverinvest, a leading corporate family office. He has specialized in the investment of long term portfolios for Endowments and serves to the investment comitee of several Endowments.
Roberto is a Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Verona. He brings his 30 years’ experience through our collaboration with the University of Verona. He specializes in designing and validating algorithms for randomized distributed real-time systems as well as large data set analysis and algorithmic trading. He contributes to the research of new automated investing methodologies and to designing robust technological infrastructures. Roberto holds a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, a diploma in Computer Science from the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, a master in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a PhD in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
External Advisor for Research