Andres started his career at Lehman Brothers where he spent four years trading interest rate options and structured notes. He then spent six years at Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for structuring derivative products for Latin American institutions and high net worth individuals and became involved with CDO product. In mid-2000, Andres was hired by Goldman Sachs to structure credit derivative products for European clients. He ended his six year tenure running the Iberian structured product sales area where he was also responsible for originating first losses and non-performing loans.
Andres holds a BA in Economics and a Masters in International Economics and Finance both from Brandeis University. He speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese as well as his native French.
Besides strategy, Andres will focus on raising capital for the projects. This will involve handling the investment banking relationships and developing relationships with strategic investors, such as the SWF, endowments and family offices.