Over 100 investment professionals with knowledge and experience in investment management and portfolio administration. Multi-Latin team, with a presence in the region’s major markets. Find out more about us at   http://bit.ly/esencia-sura-im 

Structure of the SURA Investment Management unit

Pablo Sprenger Rochette

CEO Investment Management

Pablo Sprenger Rochette

CEO Investment Management

He is an Industrial Civil Engineer by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and has a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in the United States. Pablo has a long professional record in several positions in important companies in the region, such as Falabella Servicios Financieros, AFP Bansander and ING Chile. He has been a part of SURA since 2012, and is responsible for the entire Mexican operation. He has held the position of CEO in SURA Asset Management Mexico for four years.

Andrés Acevedo Vergara

Executive Director - Investments in Traditional Assets

Andrés Acevedo Vergara

Executive Director - Investments in Traditional Assets

He has fifteen years’ experience in the financial market. During the past four years he has led the team of portfolio managers and analysts, which consists of over 50 investment professionals. He is responsible for approximately 400 funds and mandates under administration in Chile, Peru, Mexico, Colombia and Uruguay. He joined the company in 2004. He started his career as an analyst in the fixed income team and then went to variable income in AFP Capital. He was certified CFA in 2010.   

David Aguirre Guarín

Executive Director - Investments in Alternative Assets

David Aguirre Guarín

Executive Director - Investments in Alternative Assets

David Aguirre is a Production Engineer with a specialization in Finance by Universidad EAFIT. He also has a specialization in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, a MSc in Investment Management by Cass Business School, and a Master Class in Private Capital by the London Business School. He worked as Wealth Management Director at BTG Pactual Colombia, and as Capital Markets Vice President at Banca de Inversión Bancolombia. He has been a part of SURA Asset Management since 2014. He currently leads the Private Market Investments team  

Gonzalo Falcone Pino

Executive Director - Distribution

Gonzalo Falcone Pino

Executive Director - Distribution

Felipe Trujillo Vargas

Executive Director – Operations

Felipe Trujillo Vargas

Executive Director – Operations

 Felipe Trujillo is a Professional in Finance and International Relations by Universidad Externado de Colombia. He also has a postgraduate degree in Statistics from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He worked as Market Administration Manager (Derivatives and Fixed Income) in the Colombian Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Valores de Colombia). He has been a part of SURA Asset Management since 2014 working as Corporate Director for Product Development and Investment Standards. He is currently leading the Fund Operators and Innovation Management in the Investment Management Unit.  

María Fernanda Magariños

Executive Director – Finance and Strategy

María Fernanda Magariños

Executive Director – Finance and Strategy

María Fernanda Magariños is an Actuary in Economics by Universidad de Buenos Aires; she also has a postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance by Universidad Católica de Argentina. She worked as Corporate Risk Manager for ING Latin America and ING S.A. She has been a part of SURA Asset Management since 2012, working as Assistant Manager for Corporate Risk and, later, as Business Risk Manager, and Regional Technical Manager. She is currently leading the Finance and Strategy team in SURA’s Investment Management Unit.  

Carlos Jaramillo Posada

Director – Risk 

Carlos Jaramillo Posada

Director – Risk 

Carlos Andrés Jaramillo is a Civil Engineer by Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia, he has a master’s degree in International Business by Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, and an MBA from Ohio State University. He worked in Discretionary Portfolio Management in Valores Bancolombia, leading the Portfolio Management team under APT (Third-party Portfolio Management). In 2013 he joined SURA Asset Management, where he worked as Regional Head of Investment Risk. He has been part of the Investment Management unit since 2018 as leader of the Investment Risk team.  

Juan Vargas Rincón

Director of Technology

Juan Vargas Rincón

Director of Technology

Juan Vargas holds a degree in Computer Science by Instituto Politécnico Nacional – UPIICSA. He also has an Executive MBA by ISEAD Business School (now Westfield Business School) and Villanueva Centro Universitario. He previously worked as Manager of Business Analysis, Implementation and Operations for Skandia (Old Mutual) Mexico. He has been part of SURA AM Mexico’s team since 2013 in the position of Director of Operations in the Voluntary Business. He is currently the leader of the Investment Management Technology team.  

Lucas Cuartas Gómez

Legal and Compliance Director 

Lucas Cuartas Gómez

Legal and Compliance Director 

Lucas Cuartas has a Juris Doctor degree with an emphasis on Corporate Law, and is a specialist in Finance by Universidad EAFIT. He has an MBA by the same University, and he is a candidate for a Masters’ degree in Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. He was Senior Legal Advisor for Celsia S.A. E.S.P. and Protección S.A. Since March 2017 he has worked for SURA Asset Management as Legal and Compliance Director, where he has implement strategic projects for the company, and created synergies with the Legal teams at the regional level. He is currently leading the SURA AM Investment Management Unit’s Legal and Compliance Team.

Johana Osorio Serna

Human Resources Director 

Johana Osorio Serna

Human Resources Director 

Johana Osorio is an Industrial Engineer and Specialist in Business Management by Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She worked as Analyst of Organizational Design, and Director of Training and Development in Suramericana S.A. Since July 2016, she has been working as Director of Human Resources. She is currently leading the Human Resources team in SURA AM’s Investment Management Unit. 

Yohany Pemberthy Salas

Senior Auditing Vice President

Yohany Pemberthy Salas

Senior Auditing Vice President

Yohany Pemberthy is a Financial Engineer and Specialist in Finance and Capital Markets by Universidad de Medellín; in addition, he has an MBA by Universidad de Antioquia. He worked as Investment Risk Analyst at AIGR Contadores Ltda., and as Investment Risk Specialist in BTG Pactual Comisionista de Bolsa and AFP Protección S.A. He has been part of SURA Asset Management since 2014 and holds the position of Director of Asset Management Auditing. He is currently leading the Auditing team in SURA AM’s Investment Management Unit. 

Andrés Acevedo Vergara

Executive Director - Investments in Traditional Assets

Andrés Acevedo Vergara

Executive Director - Investments in Traditional Assets

He has fifteen years’ experience in the financial market. During the past four years he has led the team of portfolio managers and analysts, which consists of over 50 investment professionals. He is responsible for approximately 400 funds and mandates under administration in Chile, Peru, Mexico, Colombia and Uruguay. He joined the company in 2004. He started his career as an analyst in the fixed income team and then went to variable income in AFP Capital. He was certified CFA in 2010.   

Joaquín Barrera Alonzo

Director Fixed – Income and Investments

Joaquín Barrera Alonzo

Director Fixed – Income and Investments

He has 15 years’ experience in the financial industry, 3 of them with SURA. During his professional career he has worked as head of fixed income in Mexico, and is currently leading the debt teams in the entire region. He studied financial administration at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City campus, and holds a Masters’ degree in Applied Finance by Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. In addition, he is an undergraduate professor at Tecnológico de Monterrey. Joaquín is CFA, CAIA, and AMIB certified, and holds a certification for SIEFORES operators in Derivative Instruments.  

Felipe Asenjo Wilkins

Director – Variable Income and Investments

Felipe Asenjo Wilkins

Director – Variable Income and Investments

He has 11 years’ experience in the financial market. He is responsible for the process of investment in shares, including managing the portfolio for the Pacific Alliance Fund (Fondo de la Alianza del Pacífico). He joined SURA as the person responsible for domestic variable income, and after 6 years he was promoted to Regional Director of Shares. He started his career as a research analyst in the private banking division, FIT Research. He is an economist and has a Masters’ degree in Finance by Universidad de Chile, with diploma courses on both subjects. He was certified CFA 2012.

César Cuervo Acero

Research and Investments Director

César Cuervo Acero

Research and Investments Director

Con más de 17 años de experiencia profesional, ha estado vinculado a los mercados de capitales latinoamericanos a lo largo de su carrera. Cuenta con vasta experiencia en análisis fundamental de compañías, finanzas corporativas y gestión de portafolios de inversión. Antes de incorporarse a SURA en 2016, fue director de Equity Research de Credicorp Capital, estratega de inversiones y gestor de portafolio de inversiones alternativas en el fondo de pensiones colombiano BBVA Horizonte, y analista senior de crédito e inversiones en el administrador de fondos de pensiones Porvenir. Es administrador de empresas de la Universidad de Los Andes y Master en Finanzas de London Business School; adicionalmente, es miembro del CFA Institute.

Fernando Belden Saro

Senior Vice President – Strategic Asset Allocation

Fernando Belden Saro

Senior Vice President – Strategic Asset Allocation

He has twelve years’ experience in the financial industry. Before his new position he was Head of Equity for SIM Mexico, where he was responsible for the strategies for local and global shares portfolios for Mexican funds and mutual funds. Before joining SURA, he was part of the variable income team at CitiBanamex Asset Management. He shared responsibility for the administration of share portfolios in Mexico, and was responsible for new strategies, launching new funds, and coordinating the alternative investment vehicle analysis process. He was also a research analyst in several sectors, including telecommunications companies, mining, materials, infrastructure, real estate, and industry. He earned his undergraduate degree in Financial Administration at Tec de Monterrey, Mexico, and holds a Masters’ degree in Finance by Lund University, Sweden. He was certified CFA in 2014.  

Pedro Palma Fuentes

Senior Tactical Asset Allocation Vice president

Pedro Palma Fuentes

Senior Tactical Asset Allocation Vice president

He has eight years’ experience in the financial market and is the current leader of the IVI analysis team, and is responsible for Balanced Funds. Early in his career he worked as an International Variable Income Analyst both for AGF and for AFP Capital. He is a Commercial Engineer by Universidad de Chile. He was certified CFA in 2017.  

José Block Granda

Vice president – Fixed Income

José Block Granda

Vice president – Fixed Income

He has over ten years’ experience in investments and asset management. Before his current position he was Investment Analysis Manager in Profuturo AFP, where he was responsible for the asset selection process. During 2015, he worked as Assistant Manager for Investments in Fondos SURA SAF and as Investment Strategist at AFP Integra. He started his career as Variable Income Trader and Investment Analyst at BBVA AFP Horizonte. He holds a master’s degree in Finance by the London Business School, a degree in Economics by Universidad del Pacífico in Peru, and is CFA and CAIA certified.  

Ariel Mireles Flores

Senior Associate – Fixed  Income

Ariel Mireles Flores

Senior Associate – Fixed  Income

He has fifteen years’ experience in the financial industry. When he started, he worked as risk analyst for Afore Ixe. He joined SURA in 2017, and works as Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. He studied Economics at ITAM, and has a diploma in Financial Econometrics and another one in Investment Analysis from ITAM. He is also AMIB certified.  

Jorge Vargas Vega

Senior Associate – Fixed  Income

Jorge Vargas Vega

Senior Associate – Fixed  Income

He has been in the financial market for ten years and has been part of SURA Investment Management since 2018. He got his degree in Financial Administration from ITESM- CEM in México and holds a certification on Derivatives and another one in Investments for Afores and Siefores (AMIB) officials.  

Daniel Espinoza Dominguez

Associate – Fixed Income 

Daniel Espinoza Dominguez

Associate – Fixed Income 

He is a Public Accountant by Universidad Tecnológica del Perú. He has seven years’ experience in the financial system and has been certified CFA and CAIA. He has worked for Grupo SURA since 2013, holding positions in Investments, and Investment Risk. In the past, he worked for BBVA Horizonte AFP, holding positions in the areas of Investment and Treasury Risk.   

Diego Vernassa Zas

Fixed Income Associate

Diego Vernassa Zas

Fixed Income Associate

He has over 15 years’ experience in the financial sector. In 2015 he joined SURA, where he started as an investment analyst for a pension fund through both fixed and variable income instruments. He studied Economic Sciences at Universidad de la República de Uruguay’s School of Economic Science, and graduated in Economic Sciences with the title of Public Accountant.  

Catalina Amón Alfaro

Fixed Income Associate

Catalina Amón Alfaro

Fixed Income Associate

She has 5 years’ experience in the financial market, where she has worked as a fixed income specialist operator and analyst. She holds a degree in Commercial Engineering by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.  

Ignacio Barison Osiadacz

Fixed Income Associate

Ignacio Barison Osiadacz

Fixed Income Associate

He has been in the financial market for 5 years where he started as a fixed income analyst and currently leads the Aladdin project which will make it possible to optimize portfolio management at SURA Investment Management. He holds a degree in Commercial Engineering and a master’s degree in finance by Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and a master’s degree in finance by the same academic institution.  

Jean Paul Latournerie Policroni

Vice president – Variable Income 

Jean Paul Latournerie Policroni

Vice president – Variable Income 

He has 5 years’ experience in the financial market. He started as a domestic variable income analyst at AFP Provida, and then became Portafolio Manager for the same asset. He later joined SURA as domestic variable income leader and is in charge of managing the funds that are invested in the local shares market. He is a Commercial Engineer by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and holds a Masters’ degree in finance from the same institution.  

Jorge Morey Rotalde

Senior Variable Income Associate 

Jorge Morey Rotalde

Senior Variable Income Associate 

He holds a degree in Economics from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. He has over 7 years’ experience in the financial industry and 5 years managing investment portfolios. He began his career as a senior analyst at Credicorp Ltd., and then held several positions in the group’s insurance and pension companies. He has been a member of the investment committees and is responsible for evaluating and selecting mutual funds in different regions such as Japan, Europe, and the United States. He recently joined SURA as portfolio manager and, as such, is responsible for monitoring the Lima Stock Exchange and making investment recommendations together with the research team.   

José Flores Ortega

Senior Variable Income Associate 

José Flores Ortega

Senior Variable Income Associate 

He has been in the financial market for 5 years before working as Equity Portfolio Manager for Variable Income. He studied Financial Administration at Tecnológico de Monterrey, and is also a member of the CFA Institute.   

Nicolás Pardo Ayala

Vice president – Research 

Nicolás Pardo Ayala

Vice president – Research 

He is a professional in Finance and International Relations by Universidad Externado de Colombia and has 16 years’ experience in the financial market. He took postgraduate courses on capital markets at Universidad del Rosario and holds a Masters’ degree in Business Administration from the IE Business School in Madrid. He joined SURA Investment Management in 2017 to coordinate the fundamental analysis of issuers in the financial sector for the research team. He is currently the leader of the team for the Colombian market. Juan Nicolás complements his professional activities by teaching postgraduate courses at Universidad EAFIT, Medellín.   

Verónica Pérez Lavin

Senior Research Associate

Verónica Pérez Lavin

Senior Research Associate

She has been in the financial market for 9 years. She worked as an investment analyst for BCI Corredores de Bolsa for 7 years before joining SURA Investment Management, to lead the Chilean study analysis team, which includes 6 specialists. She also has degree in Industrial Civil Engineering by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where she also obtained a Masters’ degree in Organizational Strategy and then an MBA in the same school.   

Luis Ordóñez Ruiz

Senior Research Associate

Luis Ordóñez Ruiz

Senior Research Associate

he has 11 years’ experience in the financial market. He began to work for AFP Horizonte in 2008 as International Variable Income Trader. In 2011 he worked as investment analyst for Abraaj Capital and in 2012 he worked as Senior Research Analyst for Intéligo, where he was made Head of Research. He joined SURA in 2016 where he was Portfolio Manager for Insurance and is currently part of the study team in Peru. Luis is an Economist by Universidad del Pacífico.  

Carla Vega Arce

Research Associate

Carla Vega Arce

Research Associate

She has 12 years’ experience in the financial market and has been a part of SURA since the company was ING. Initially, she worked in the Investment Risk Area for AFP Integra, and then he managed the Fixed Income Portfolios at ING Fondos. She is currently part of the study team in Peru. She studied Economics at Universidad del Pacífico, and is CFA certified.  

David Carmona Villavicencio

Research Associate

David Carmona Villavicencio

Research Associate

he has over 5 years’ experience in the stock market. He started his career as an Investment Banking analyst and later he joined Citibanamex Asset Management in Mexico City as corporate debt analyst. He joined SURA Investment Management almost 2 years ago, working as a senior research analyst in the real estate and infrastructure sector, and since September 2018 he has been a research associate responsible for the team of analysts based in Mexico. David has a degree in Financial Administration by Tecnológico de Monterrey, and he is a certified CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).  

Diana Mosquera Pinzón

Research Associate

Diana Mosquera Pinzón

Research Associate

She is a Professional in Finance and International Relations by Universidad Externado de Colombia where she also specialized in Finance with a major in Investment Banking. She has 7 years’ experience in the financial market working in the areas of economic research, trading, and portfolio management. She joined SURA Investment Management in 2017 and since then she has been in charge of analyzing companies in the utilities sector.   

Daniel Velásquez Vergara

Senior Strategic Asset Allocation Associate

Daniel Velásquez Vergara

Senior Strategic Asset Allocation Associate

He has 13 years’ experience in the financial market, and joined SURA Investment Management in 2017. He studied finance and International Relations at Universidad Externado de Colombia, specialized in Statistics at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, obtained a Masters’ degree in Quantitative Finance from ETH Zurich and a Masters’ degree in Data Science from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. Before his current position, he worked as solutions director in the investment area.  

José Flores González

Strategic Asset Allocation Associate

José Flores González

Strategic Asset Allocation Associate

He has been in the financial industry for 9 years. He studied Economics at the ITAM in Mexico, and has a Masters’ degree in Economics from the same institution.  

Juan del Barrio Campos

Tactical Asset Allocation associate

Juan del Barrio Campos

Tactical Asset Allocation associate

He has been in the financial market for almost 5 years and during his time with SURA he has worked as an expert on the US and Latin American stock markets, in addition to covering international fixed income. He has a degree in Commercial Engineering by Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, with a Masters’ degree in Financial Engineering.   

David Agudelo Velásquez

Tactical Asset Allocation Associate

David Agudelo Velásquez

Tactical Asset Allocation Associate

He has 5 years’ experience in the stock market plus another 4 years as a researcher and consultant in economics and finance. He is an Economist by Universidad EAFIT in Colombia, a Specialist in Finance, and master’s in financial administration by the same university. In 2015, he joined SURA in Colombia, starting his career as an investment analyst, and was part of the solutions team as investment specialist. In his new position as TAA associate in Chile, he is responsible for selecting funds to implement investment strategies at the regional level. During his time with the company, he has participated in several projects to implement the strategy of the SURA Investment Management Unit.  

David Aguirre Guarín

Executive Director - Investments in Alternative Assets

David Aguirre Guarín

Executive Director - Investments in Alternative Assets

David Aguirre is a Production Engineer with a specialization in Finance by Universidad EAFIT. He also has a specialization in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, a MSc in Investment Management by Cass Business School, and a Master Class in Private Capital by the London Business School. He worked as Wealth Management Director at BTG Pactual Colombia, and as Capital Markets Vice President at Banca de Inversión Bancolombia. He has been a part of SURA Asset Management since 2014. He currently leads the Private Market Investments team  

Andrés Alvarado Ortiz

Head – Real Estate

Andrés Alvarado Ortiz

Head – Real Estate

He has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking and investment management. He holds a Masters’ degree in Latin American studies by California’s Berkeley University and another one in business administration from Florida International University. In his new role as Head of Real Estate, Andrés will be reporting to David Aguirre, leader of Private Market Investments.  

Juan Carlos Cabrejo

Director – Asset  Management

Juan Carlos Cabrejo

Director – Asset  Management

Juan Carlos Cabrejo is a Professional graduated from the Universidad de Lima’s School of Economics, and Masters’ in Finance by Universidad del Pacífico. He has 20 years’ experience in the area of finance, with an emphasis on project evaluation, concession contracts for infrastructure, company valuation, (M&A), project financing in the domestic and international banking and capital markets, implementation of Private Initiatives in Public-Private Associations (PPA), risk management, and valuation of financial instruments. He is currently working as Portfolio Manager for Unión para la Infraestructura – Peru (manager of several investments in infrastructure in Latin America, a joint venture between Credicorp Capital and SURA Asset Management).  

Josué Zarate Ramos

Director Adquisiciones

Josué Zarate Ramos

Director Adquisiciones

Josué Zarate Ramos es Ingeniero Industrial por el ITAM, actualmente se desempeña como Director de Adquisiciones Real Estate.

Camilo Cruz Moreno

Director – Asset Management

Camilo Cruz Moreno

Director – Asset Management

Camilo Cruz Moreno is an Architect by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He has been working as Director of Development in SURA Real Estate since 2016, and previously worked as Project Manager for Abacus Real Estate.   

Víctor Guevara Cáceres

Director – Acquisitions 

Víctor Guevara Cáceres

Director – Acquisitions 

He has fifteen years’ experience evaluating commercial lease real estate businesses, and project development. For the past 11 years he worked as Manager of Real Estate Assets and Corporations at Independencia Administradora General de Fondos S.A. Before that, he spent four years with Inmobiliaria Icafal Ingevec as Head of Real Estate.  

Armando Vidal Gastañaga

Director – Private Debt

Armando Vidal Gastañaga

Director – Private Debt

He has been in the financial sector for over 13 years. He holds a degree in Economics with specialization in Finance by Universidad del Pacífico. He has an MBA, by the IE Business School. He is CFA and CAIA certified, and has passed the first FRM level. He has also taken specialization courses in portfolio management at prestigious business schools, such as Wharton, YALE and NYU.   

Felipe Toro Valencia

Senior Execution Vice president

Felipe Toro Valencia

Senior Execution Vice president

Felipe Toro Valencia is an International Negotiator with a Masters’ degree in Finance by the London Business School. He is currently working as Senior Execution Vice President – Real Estate.  

Iván Zarate Aima

Acquisitions Vice president

Iván Zarate Aima

Acquisitions Vice president

Iván Zarate Aima. Industrial Engineer (UNI), CFA level 2, and CAIA level 2 candidate with a Masters’ degree in Finance – Portfolio Management and Executive Marketing with over 10 years’ experience in real estate, investments, finance, and business in global corporations (Sura Asset Management, Telefónica, Siemens). He is currently Acquisitions Vice President.  

María Isabel Galeano Pineda

Vice-president – Fund Management

María Isabel Galeano Pineda

Vice-president – Fund Management

 María Isabel Galeano is a Civil Engineer by Universidad de Ingeniería de Antioquia and specializes in industrial project management. She is currently working as Fund Management Vice president where she is in charge of managing funds and real estate investment vehicles through SURA Investment Management’s regional platform  

Victor Paba Castillo

Vice president – Execution

Victor Paba Castillo

Vice president – Execution

Alfonso Vargas Rojas

Vice president  -Capital Management

Alfonso Vargas Rojas

Vice president  -Capital Management

Alfonso Vargas Rojas got his degree in Business Management and Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. In addition, he has a Masters’ degree in Administration (MBA) from Tecnológico de Monterrey. He is currently working as Vice president for Capital Management at SURA Investment Management.  

Lina Madrid Florez

Infrastructure Vice president

Lina Madrid Florez

Infrastructure Vice president

Lina Madrid is an Administrative Engineer with broad experience in the financial sector. She has a Masters’ degree in Finance from EADA-Barcelona, an MBA from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and is a Specialist in Economics by Universidad de los Andes. She is currently Infrastructure Vice president.   

Juan David Perdomo Mesa

Senior Private Debt Associate

Juan David Perdomo Mesa

Senior Private Debt Associate

•    Juan David Perdomo Mesa is an Engineer in Administration and Finance by Universidad de Ingeniería de Antioquia. He has over 10 years’ experience in private sector companies, mostly in investment fund administrators and financial services companies. He is highly knowledgeable on Company Valuations, and Structuring Investment Projects, Financial Planning, investment banking, and managing financial risk to create value. •    Valuable experience in Latin America with due diligence process in public and private companies, and in investment funds. He is skilled in developing quantitative and qualitative risk methodologies to optimize the returns expected from investments. •    He is currently working as Senior Private Debt Associate.  

Verónica Velásquez Gómez

Senior Capital Management Analyst

Verónica Velásquez Gómez

Senior Capital Management Analyst

Verónica Velasquez Gómez is an Administrative Engineer by Universidad Nacional de Colombia, with an emphasis on finance. She is knowledgeable on corporate finance, company valuation, portfolio optimization, fixed income, variable income, and project evaluation. She is currently part of the Alternative Assets team as Senior Analyst for Private Market Investments.  

Hiroshi Munayco

Associate

Hiroshi Munayco

Associate

Juan Francisco Reyes Calvo

Execution Associate

Juan Francisco Reyes Calvo

Execution Associate

Juan Francisco Reyes holds a degree in Economic Sciences by Universidad de la República de Uruguay, with an MBA from SDA Bocconi School of Management with an emphasis on Finance and Private Capital. He is currently responsible for Alternative Investments - Real Estate.   

Alonso Jaimes Gil

Asset Management Associate

Alonso Jaimes Gil

Asset Management Associate

Alonso Jaimes. Graduated in Administration with an emphasis on Finance by Pontificia Universidad Católica in Peru, Masters’ in Corporate Finance and Financial Risk, with 11 years’ experience in Real Estate. He is currently working as Asset Management Associate.  

Valentina Tobón Giraldo

Execution Associate

Valentina Tobón Giraldo

Execution Associate

 Valentina Tobón has a bachelor’s degree in business administration by Universidad EAFIT. She is currently working as execution associate. Her experience includes work as Investment Banking Associate Director at BTG Pactual for almost 3 years.  

Gonzalo Falcone Pino

Executive Director - Distribution

Gonzalo Falcone Pino

Executive Director - Distribution

Mercedes Sánchez Reyes

Director Cliente y Marca

Mercedes Sánchez Reyes

Director Cliente y Marca

Mercedes se desempeña como Director de Cliente y Marca de IM, es Licenciada en Economía del Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México y MBA de ESADE, España. Se desempeñó como Analista Senior en el Banco Central de México y a partir de 2000 ha participado en el equipo de Producto de la industria de Asset Managers: Accival-Citigroup y HSBC, y desde 2017 se incorporó al equipo de la Unidad.

Francisco Brunet Navarrete

Director – Institutional  Clients

Francisco Brunet Navarrete

Director – Institutional  Clients

He has a degree in Economics by Mexico’s Universidad Anáhuac and holds a diploma in International Economics and Finance from Universiteit von Tilburg in The Netherlands. He joined the company in July 2008, working as Director for Institutional Sales and Alternative Channels to obtain assets, develop regional businesses for management, and structure financial products for foreign and local intermediaries.   

Ismael Díaz Galvez

Regional Director for Institutional Clients

Ismael Díaz Galvez

Regional Director for Institutional Clients

He has a degree in Administration by Universidad del Valle in México. He was responsible for leading the institutional sales and customer relations teams, a member of the IM executive committee, and responsible for the sales/CRM team. He also worked as Institutional Client Relations Director, Institutional Client Relations Assistant Director, and Institutional Sales Director since August 2009 when he joined the company.  

Tarik Ramírez Fuentes

Director Distribución Internacional

Tarik Ramírez Fuentes

Director Distribución Internacional

Tarik Ramírez is a professional by ITAM, certified in CAIA and with an MBA from the Yale School of Management. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the financial sector and currently works as Director for International Distribution.  

Oscar Rodríguez Serrano

Senior Vice president for Institutional Clients

Oscar Rodríguez Serrano

Senior Vice president for Institutional Clients

 Oscar Rodríguez is an Industrial Engineer by Universidad de Lima. He holds a Masters’ degree in Finance from Universidad del Pacífico in addition to a CFA certification. He currently works as Senior Vice president for Institutional Clients.   

Juan Stebelski Urrutia

Senior Vice president for Institutional Client Relations

Juan Stebelski Urrutia

Senior Vice president for Institutional Client Relations

Luis Rodríguez Cortes

Senior Vice president for Institutional Sales

Luis Rodríguez Cortes

Senior Vice president for Institutional Sales

Luis Alberto Rodríguez es holds a degree in Finance from Escuela Bancaria Comercial, and an MBA from IPADE. He is currently working as Senior Vice president for Institutional sales where he is responsible for the administration of key account portfolios and for providing client-focused solutions based on the clients’ needs, leading the planning cycle for the client’s account, and making sure that the company meets the expectations of his assigned clients.  

María Isabel Zorrilla Rizo

Vicepresidente Relacionamiento

María Isabel Zorrilla Rizo

Vicepresidente Relacionamiento

José Carrasco Cáceres

Vice president for Institutional Clients

José Carrasco Cáceres

Vice president for Institutional Clients

José Miguel Carrasco is a Commercial Engineer by Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello. He has held different positions in the financial sector, working for companies such as NEVASA, Bantattersall, and Principal, among others. He is currently Vice president for Institutional Clients in Chile.   

Felipe Trujillo Vargas

Executive Director – Operations

Felipe Trujillo Vargas

Executive Director – Operations

 Felipe Trujillo is a Professional in Finance and International Relations by Universidad Externado de Colombia. He also has a postgraduate degree in Statistics from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He worked as Market Administration Manager (Derivatives and Fixed Income) in the Colombian Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Valores de Colombia). He has been a part of SURA Asset Management since 2014 working as Corporate Director for Product Development and Investment Standards. He is currently leading the Fund Operators and Innovation Management in the Investment Management Unit.  

María Fernanda Magariños

Executive Director – Finance and Strategy

María Fernanda Magariños

Executive Director – Finance and Strategy

María Fernanda Magariños is an Actuary in Economics by Universidad de Buenos Aires; she also has a postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance by Universidad Católica de Argentina. She worked as Corporate Risk Manager for ING Latin America and ING S.A. She has been a part of SURA Asset Management since 2012, working as Assistant Manager for Corporate Risk and, later, as Business Risk Manager, and Regional Technical Manager. She is currently leading the Finance and Strategy team in SURA’s Investment Management Unit.  

Carlos Jaramillo Posada

Director – Risk 

Carlos Jaramillo Posada

Director – Risk 

Carlos Andrés Jaramillo is a Civil Engineer by Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia, he has a master’s degree in International Business by Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, and an MBA from Ohio State University. He worked in Discretionary Portfolio Management in Valores Bancolombia, leading the Portfolio Management team under APT (Third-party Portfolio Management). In 2013 he joined SURA Asset Management, where he worked as Regional Head of Investment Risk. He has been part of the Investment Management unit since 2018 as leader of the Investment Risk team.  

Juan Vargas Rincón

Director of Technology

Juan Vargas Rincón

Director of Technology

Juan Vargas holds a degree in Computer Science by Instituto Politécnico Nacional – UPIICSA. He also has an Executive MBA by ISEAD Business School (now Westfield Business School) and Villanueva Centro Universitario. He previously worked as Manager of Business Analysis, Implementation and Operations for Skandia (Old Mutual) Mexico. He has been part of SURA AM Mexico’s team since 2013 in the position of Director of Operations in the Voluntary Business. He is currently the leader of the Investment Management Technology team.  

Lucas Cuartas Gómez

Legal and Compliance Director 

Lucas Cuartas Gómez

Legal and Compliance Director 

Lucas Cuartas has a Juris Doctor degree with an emphasis on Corporate Law, and is a specialist in Finance by Universidad EAFIT. He has an MBA by the same University, and he is a candidate for a Masters’ degree in Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. He was Senior Legal Advisor for Celsia S.A. E.S.P. and Protección S.A. Since March 2017 he has worked for SURA Asset Management as Legal and Compliance Director, where he has implement strategic projects for the company, and created synergies with the Legal teams at the regional level. He is currently leading the SURA AM Investment Management Unit’s Legal and Compliance Team.

Johana Osorio Serna

Human Resources Director 

Johana Osorio Serna

Human Resources Director 

Johana Osorio is an Industrial Engineer and Specialist in Business Management by Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She worked as Analyst of Organizational Design, and Director of Training and Development in Suramericana S.A. Since July 2016, she has been working as Director of Human Resources. She is currently leading the Human Resources team in SURA AM’s Investment Management Unit. 

Yohany Pemberthy Salas

Senior Auditing Vice President

Yohany Pemberthy Salas

Senior Auditing Vice President

Yohany Pemberthy is a Financial Engineer and Specialist in Finance and Capital Markets by Universidad de Medellín; in addition, he has an MBA by Universidad de Antioquia. He worked as Investment Risk Analyst at AIGR Contadores Ltda., and as Investment Risk Specialist in BTG Pactual Comisionista de Bolsa and AFP Protección S.A. He has been part of SURA Asset Management since 2014 and holds the position of Director of Asset Management Auditing. He is currently leading the Auditing team in SURA AM’s Investment Management Unit. 

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