Gonzalo joined Vedanta Capital in 2006. He has responsibility for managing the firm’s Collateralized Financial Obligation, a $275M structured Private Equity fund of funds and is a member of the firm’s investment committee, including responsibilities for monitoring and selecting fund investments.
Before joining Vedanta Capital, Gonzalo was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Citigroup Asset Management in New York where he was a Director and managed all Collateral Bond Obligation Funds (CBO’s) with emerging markets collateral. He joined Citigroup in 1986 in Switzerland in the Private Bank Investment Services area and was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Global Fixed Income and Balanced funds. A member of various investment policy committees, he was also an Investment Counselor, specializing in emerging markets and derivatives transactions. At Citigroup Asset Management, he helped launch and manage various local, regional and global fixed income funds for over 10 years in addition to taking on overall responsibility for $650MM in CBO’s. Prior to joining Citibank, Gonzalo worked at Business International S.A. in Geneva, where he was Associate Director of the Human Resources Division, with responsibility for compiling and marketing cost-of-living and executive compensation studies.
He has been Adjunct Professor at Webster University in Geneva and John Jay College in NY. Gonzalo earned his B.A. and M.A. in economics from the University of Florida and a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies in economic policy from Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France. He earned his PhD in economics from the City University of New York, concentrating in environmental and financial economics. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.