The Team

Thierry A.Ruiz

Founder and Managing Director

Thierry is a Mexican, Belgian and French national. He spent most of his career in Consulting, Banking and Commodity Trading. His finance experience ranges from private banks, interdealer brokers, and investment banks such as ScotiaBank (Mexico), TP ICAP (London/Geneva) and Credit Suisse (Zurich). His passion for commodity trading brought him to major Swiss and Russian trading houses such as Trafigura and Listaco - LUKOIL where he could explore both physical and derivative markets. He graduated from NEOMA business School in France and UDLAP in Mexico with a B.Sc in International Business Administration followed by Financial Market Specialisations, Derivative Market Certifications and Trading Liscenses from the Madrid Stock Exchange (BME), London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Zurich Börse (SIX Group). Thierry spends most of his time in entrepreneurial and philanthropic activities.

Luis Martinez

Co-Founder

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Luis spent the first 10 years of his career as a securities trader and investment consultant for firms such as Credit Suisse, Bulltick Capital Markets and Vector Casa de Bolsa in Mexico, USA and Switzerland. He then  co-founded 4 projects across North America and Europe, contributing as business developer and as investor. He is also Venture Partner at VC fund Dux Capital.

Luis holds an MBA from IE Business School, a BA in Finance from ITESM and a Certified Wealth Management Advisor in Switzerland.

 

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