Alfredo Raez joined Cardea Capital in 2018 as COO and is based in Barcelona. He ensures that the European affiliates have the proper operational controls and reporting procedures in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. He also counsels and advises US operations.
Alfredo has extensive experience in portfolio management, having served in a range of senior roles in asset management, private banking, and insurance.
Prior to joining Cardea Capital, he worked 10 years for Aegon Asset Management in Spain, overseeing the investments of the company’s general account portfolio. His responsibilities included fixed income asset allocation, asset-liability, and regulatory risk management.
Previously, Alfredo was a credit salesperson for Auriga Securities in Madrid from 2006 to 2008 and a fixed income strategist at LGT Capital Management in Vaduz and Zurich from 2000 to 2006. He started his career at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse in Zurich, where he held different positions in financial markets.
Alfredo earned an MBA in Madrid and MA in Financial Economics in Zurich. He is a passionate skier and loves everything that has to do with mountains. He enjoys spending time with his 3 kids who also enjoy winter sports.