Our team brings together many years of experience in complementary disciplines that enrich our investment process, including portfolio management, investment banking and management consulting.
Mateo Ossa led the formation of Colpatria Capital in 2018 following a mandate by Mercantil Colpatria. Previously, between 2016 and 2018, Mr. Ossa was Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Mercantil Colpatria, a holding company with investments in Banking, Insurance, Construction, Mining, Energy, and Infrastructure. He joined the group while working as CIO at Colfondos, one of the four private pension fund administrators established in Colombia, where Mr. Ossa had responsibility over the investments of several portfolios with total assets under management of USD 11 billion. Previously, he worked for BBVA, Santander and Banco de Bogota where he held different positions as foreign exchange and fixed income trader, and later as portfolio manager.
Mr. Ossa has a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.
Juan Camilo Cabrera joined Colpatria Capital in 2020. Prior to joining Colpatria Capital, he was a Director in the Global Industrials Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank in New York City where he advised industrial companies on M&A and debt and equity capital markets transactions. Before that, he worked at Accenture as a management consultant executing projects on topics including strategy, operations and technology for companies in the financial services industry.
He has three B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering, with honors, from Universidad de los Andes, a graduate degree in Corporate Finance from Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administracion and a M.B.A. from Cornell University.
He sits on the board of OPL Carga, a leading logistics provider in Colombia.
Juan Bosiga joined the team in 2020. Before that, he was a Portfolio Manager in BBVA Asset Management Colombia for two years, running several vehicles on local bonds with a scope to invest in international debt through international mutual funds. Before this, he spent five years running fixed income and equities portfolios at Colombian brokerage firms Ultraserfinco and Casa de Bolsa.
Juan has a B.S. in Economics and Business, and a M.S. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). He also holds a M.S. in Finance from Tilburg University (the Netherlands), where he graduated with honors.
Diego Ricol joined Colpatria Capital in 2019 to focus on diligence efforts regarding private equity investment opportunities.Before joining Colpatria Capital, he worked as an intern for a wealth management firm based in Miami supporting the construction of fixed income portfolios for clients based on their risk appetite.
Diego obtained his B.S. at Boston College, where he graduated in 2019 with a double concentration in Finance and General Management.
Sebastián Pardo joined Colpatria Capital in 2022, to focus on financial analysis and performance evaluation of companies within the international portfolio, as well as valuing new investment opportunities. Prior to joining Colpatria Capital, he served as a Venture Capital Investment Analyst at a startup incubator firm based in Medellin, where he conducted valuations for startups, performed due diligence for investments, and assisted in managing the investment portfolio pipeline. Before that, he worked at ProColombia's commercial office in Seoul and at the Colombian stock exchange as an Investment Intern.
Sebastian earned his B.S. degree from Universidad del Rosario, graduating in 2022 with a dual major in Finance and Economics.
Isabella Diaz joined Colpatria Capital in 2023. Before joining the team, she worked in the wealth management industry at multi-family offices based in Miami and Bogota, as a Public Markets Analyst where she monitored and supported the construction of client portfolios and liquid investment strategies. Prior to that, she worked in Ecopetrol as a Capital Markets Intern.
Isabella has a B.S in Finance and International Affairs from Universidad Externado de Colombia, where she graduated in 2021.
Gabriela Diaz joined Colpatria Capital in 2023 to focus on the liquid part of the portfolio. Before joining Colpatria Capital, she worked for a family office based in Miami as an Analyst, where she made monthly reports related to the monitoring and analysis of the different client portfolios. Prior to that, she worked as an intern at Colfondos AFP supporting the monitoring of equities for the different risk profiles of the portfolios.
Gabriela earned her B.S. degree from Universidad del Rosario, graduating in 2021 with a major in Finance and International Commerce.
Erika Sanchez joined Colpatria Capital in 2022. As a former Financial Risk Auditor in Banco Itaú Corpbanca, she evaluated and audited processes associated to financial risks. Prior to that, she worked as a Financial Risk Analyst at Fidubogotá where she monitored regulatory indicators related to market and liquidity risk, and implemented methodologies in order to optimize the internal measurement of mutual investment funds. Before that, she worked at Banco AV Villas as Financial Risk Analyst.
Erika has a bachelor's degree in Financial Engineering from Universidad Piloto de Colombia, and is pursuing a master's degree in Finance at Universidad Externado de Colombia.