Private Equity, Investor, and Board member in London, UK
Mauricio co-leads impact investing at Barclays. He was instrumental in the development of Barclays' behavioural finance framework for Impact Investing; the development of a methodology to integrate impact considerations across the investment process and the launch of the Multi-Impact Growth Fund of Funds.
This work has been recognised by the UK Cabinet Office’s Social Investment Awards 2016 for Market Building, by Investment Week’s Sustainable Investment Awards with a highly commended innovation award for research & methodology (Investment process integration framework, 2016), an Innovation award for best fund & portfolio product (Multi-Impact Growth Fund, 2017); by Euromoney’s Private Banking Survey Awards 2018 with the best SRI/Impact Investing offering award for Offshore and Africa, and by Fortune Magazine’s 2018 with their inclusion in the Change the World List.
Mauricio joined Barclays in 2010 to support the growth of the equity capital markets business at the Investment Bank. He was a key contributor in the structuring and execution of multiple transactions in EMEA, including some high profile IPOs in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this, he was a relationship manager for structured products at J.P.Morgan. He started his working life as an entrepreneur, co-founding and running various businesses.
Mauricio is a member of the development board at Ashden, a UK-based organisation that champions and promotes sustainable energy solutions in emerging economies to reduce carbon footprint and improve socioeconomic outcomes. Mauricio holds a BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering from EAFIT University and a Master in International Business Administration from Bournemouth University. Mauricio is also a Chartered Analyst of Alternative Investments (CAIA Charterholder), Chartered Member (MCSI) of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and an alumnus of the Impact Investing Programme from Said Business School at University of Oxford.