Santiago IlleraResearch and Business Development Associate
Santiago joined ROAM Capital in 2021 to work as a Research and Business Development Associate focusing primarily on prospecting new business opportunities and supporting the Research team in identifying best-in-class opportunities based on investor’s needs and current market trends.
Before joining ROAM, he served as a Product Development Director in Fiduoccidente, where he worked side-by-side with local and regional general partners in structuring customized alternative investment vehicles that comply with local regulations, international standards, and investor expectations. He was responsible for successfully launching more than five new private equity funds, that invest in local infrastructure, real estate, and venture capital as well as increasing the company’s pipeline and recognition within the industry.
Before this role, Santiago was part of the Alternative Investments Team in Colfondos (the third-largest pension fund in Colombia), where he was in charge of the analysis and due diligence of international and local private equity funds and their inherent strategies.
Santiago holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and International Trade from Universidad del Rosario, and he is currently pursuing the CFA designation. He is based in Bogota and is fluent in English and Spanish.