Pablo Sitjar is MSc. in Finance from MIT Sloan School of Management, and several years’ experience at the Emerging Markets desk of Goldman Sachs, New York. He was Deputy General Manager of Banco Surinvest, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Also acted as Consultant to the Central Bank of Uruguay and Paraguay on risk management as well as the four Uruguayan pension funds (AFAP). He is currently the President of the Montevideo Stock Exchange (BVM) and Professor of Finance at the University of Montevideo.
Frank Cherry attended the University of Michigan, University of Chicago and Thunderbird Graduate School for International Management. He has been involved in a wide range of business activities in Latin America for 40 years including some 15 years of residence in several countries. In 2001 he and Pablo Sitjar acquired interests in RenMax Sociedad de Bolsa and began assembling a group of companies under the aegis of The Southern Cone Group to develop regional investment banking activities.
José María Ghio is Ph.D. from Columbia University in New York. He worked as Senior Executive for the World Bank. He was a co-founder of the University Di Tella in 1991. He is a political strategist and works for a well known consulting and risk analysis firm in Buenos Aires. Mr. Ghio is the Country Manager for the Southern Cone Group in Argentina. He teaches Political Science and Public Policy at the University Di Tella in Buenos Aires.