Jorge O. Mariscal serves as Director of Investment Research. He has over 18 years of experience in international financial markets, with 15 years specifically dedicated to emerging markets. His expertise is in core research and portfolio strategy. Mr. Mariscal has served in senior positions on Wall Street with extensive experience in building and managing top-ranked research teams and advising emerging markets portfolio managers. Prior to joining the Investment Manger, Mr. Mariscal was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in charge of coordinating the firm's global emerging markets research product and portfolio strategy for Latin American equities. From 1992 to 2001, he and his team were frequently named to the prestigious "Institutional Investor Latin American Research Team" as well as other similar polls. While at Goldman Sachs, he also founded and directed the Latin American Equity Research Group, which grew to a peak of 33 professionals from seven different countries, providing research on Latin American equities. Prior to this, Mr. Mariscal held senior positions at The Nomura Research Institute where he led the Latin American economic and equity research effort. He also served as a Vice President on the sovereign debt restructuring desk of Manufacturers Hanover Trust and began his career at Merrill Lynch, working with the firm's Chief Economist.

Mr. Mariscal was born and raised in Mexico City. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana and holds a PhD in Economics and International Finance from New York University.