Diego is a seasoned investment banker with over 25 years of experience in the provision of a broad array of sophisticated financial and advisory services for natural resources. Over the years, he has been involved in transactions totaling about USD 4 billion in value.
Founding partner and MD of Natural Resources SA, an investment banking boutique, where Diego leads the Mining & Natural Resources practice. Since 2012, he has strengthened his focus on mining foreign investment helping foreign investors entering or currently working in Argentina, by screening opportunities, providing local support and direct interaction with the federal and provincial governments and regulators.
Since 2016 he has started to invest in precious and energy metals, where he combines his international approach as speaker in mining investment conferences, with a deep knowledge of mining provinces.
He is shareholder and Director de Establecimientos San Ignacio SA. He is also President of Auscham the Argentine Australian Chamber of Commerce . He was advisor to Board of Puente in natural resources. Puente is the top argentine investment bank, awarded in 2017 as best capital market house in Latam by Global Finance.
Prior he worked as Corporate Finance Director for Criteria Investors (broker dealer). He was also the Business Development Manager of KPMG Argentina, where he had an active role in advisory and M&A transactions. Before he was the CFO of Recovery SA, a Soros Fund Management subsidiary, specialized in acquiring and servicing non performing assets across Latin America. He has also worked as commercial banker at Bank of America and BBVA. He is a Capital Markets Chartered Advisor from Argentine Banks Association. Additionally, he holds a Master in SME Management from IAE, a Master in Finance and a Degree in Business Administration, both from Argentine Catholic University.
He is a visiting lecturer at the Master of Finance (since 2007), School of Economic Sciences, San Andres University. Member of the Advisory Board of Mines & Money Americas and Mines & Money Melbourne. Diego is member of the Energy, Resource Efficiency & Sustaintability task force of the B20 Argentina, business chapter of the G20.