Alberto has 20 years of experience in the investment business. After obtaining a University degree in Finance at Northeastern University in Boston, he relocated first to New York and then to London where he has taken various responsibilities at different organisations. After working for Merrill Lynch and Bankers Trust where he contributed to the development of the derivatives business for the Italian market, in 1998 he took a role with Paribas (now BNP Paribas) on the Origination side, where he worked for 7 years, focusing on complex securisation and structured credit derivatives transactions and effectively creating and sourcing investment instruments for institutional investors around the globe. In 2001 Alberto was appointed European Co-Head of the Origination business for Financial Institutions. He moved to ABN AMRO Bank in London in 2004 and Barclays Capital in 2006 where he focused on the distribution side of the investment business. In this capacity, Alberto was able to work closely with large institutional investors (Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds) and address their investment / portfolio needs. In 2007 Alberto left his position as a Director at Barclays Capital in London to assume responsibilities as Managing Director of BMB Investment Management Partners, SL in Barcelona and as Board Member of Optimum Evolution Funds SIF. After leaving his role at BMB Investment, Alberto has acquired responsibility as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Luxembourg based Optimum Asset Management (Luxembourg) SA.