Board Member Compass Group
Manuel José Balbontín
Partner, Executive Chairman and Senior Investment Strategist
Mr. Balbontín is a Partner and Founder of Compass Group, Executive Chairman of Compass Group Holdings, and a Senior Investment Strategist. Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Balbontín was a Managing Partner and Founder of New World Investments Group of Banco Santander in New York. Mr. Balbontín also served as Director of Capital Markets and Co-Director of Sales and Trading of Citicorp Emerging Markets Group (ICFD) in New York, London, and Tokyo. He has experience in asset management, investment banking, and private capital investments in Latin America and other emerging markets.
Mr. Balbontín holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an MBA from Harvard Business School.