A Passion to Perform

The team at Eden is composed of IE’s most passionate and dedicated students that are here to learn and mentor, but above anything else: believe in the project.

Leadership Roles

Edoardo Nicotra Menèndez

Edoardo has previously worked at Anima Sgr in the Asset Management Multi-Asset Quant division, Lazard in Investment Banking (M&A and Restructuring), and now he is at Heritage Holdings in Private Equity. He wants to pass on his experiences through Eden Fund.

Vice President

Carlo
Masera

Carlo has previously worked at Houlihan Lokey in M&A. He will be interning at BlackRock Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) this June, followed by a second internship at Bain & Company. Keen on exploring the human condition, Carlo also has a passion for psychology and mindfulness.

Co-President
Founding Member

Santiago Quintana

Santiago is a multidisciplinary student with a passion for finance, law (emphasis on M&A transactions), politics and economics. He likes to embark into new projects and constantly aim at providing value to those around him, EDEN is his way to give back. Further from his legal textbooks and banking manuals he likes to play tennis and watch sports.

Co-President
Founding Member

Ammar
Shaikh

A senior investment specialist with experience of 7+ years within investment advisory, portfolio management & wealth management. Advising and managing client portfolios across geographies from Singapore, Dubai, UK and India. Currently pursuing Masters in Finance, IE Business School.

Chief Investment Officer

Lars Haupter

Lars has previously volunteered as a partnership managerat the ocean cleanup and has a well rounded background in the fields of finance and investing. Currently pursuing a dual degree in Business Administration and International Relations at IE University.

Investor Relations Manager

Giorgio Zanella

Giorgio has worked at Vontobel Private Bank in the Wealth Management division in Summer 2021.

Senior Macro Environment Analyst

Portfolio Management

Ammaar Shaikh

A senior investment specialist with experience of 7+ years within investment advisory, portfolio management & wealth management. Advising and managing client portfolios across geographies from Singapore, Dubai, UK and India. Currently pursuing Masters in Finance, IE Business School.

Chief Investment Officer

Leopoldo d’Elia Rancé 

 Leopoldo worked at Beka Finance in Madrid as a Private Equity Analyst last summer.

Senior Analyst

Nur Younis

Deeply interested in finance and investments, Nur has developed this passion at an international level. Before joining EDEN, she worked at Blue21, a worldwide knowledge leader in Floating Real Estate based in The Netherlands, and contributed to the design of IE Business School’s 10-year sustainability strategy (funded with €10M). Most recently, in an aim to understand other asset classes, Nur has interned at HV Capital in Munich (one of Europe’s leading VC funds). 

Junior Analyst

Nicolas Huici

Nicolas is a third-year student In business administration and international relations. He is the Vice President of the IE Big Data & AI Club.
The intersection of finance and data-driven technologies proves fascinating to him. He has recently concluded an internship at LBS, a venture capital crowdfunding platform.

Senior Analyst

Sarthak Tayal

Sartak is a second-year economics student who has previously worked with UNICEF, and is currently the Director General of Finance for IEUMUN 2022. He is passionate about finance, political theory and football. He joined Eden to hone his skills and learn by doing.

Junior Analyst

Félix Gómez-Guillamón

Felix is a Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence student with a deep interest in finance and technology.  He always seeks to apply everything he learns, and EDEN is enabling him to do it in a very professional environment.

Junior Analyst

Alexei Perley

Alexei is a second year Business Administration student with a passion for finance and entrepreneurship. At EDEN, Alexei seeks to continuously improve the organization, through governance, origination, and talent development. This summer, he will be working at Gastronomous Technologies as a Business Development Intern.

Senior Analyst

Leon Elias Bonell

Leon Elias Bonell, is a BBABIR student from Germany. He has successfully completed a wealth management lab at Deutsche Bank. He also has experience looking at macro trends in the Real Estate sector through a previous internship. Currently he is a Junior Macro Analyst at the Eden Fund.

Junior Analyst

Alonso Abadia

Alonso is a third-year BBA student who has previously done internships at two major Peruvian banks and has been part of two student consulting organizations. He will be going to NY next summer to work for HSBC in their IB division under their DCM team.

Senior Analyst

Investor Relations

Lars
Haupter

Lars has previously volunteered as a partnership management employee at the ocean cleanup and has a well rounded background in the fields of finance and investing. Currently pursuing a dual degree in Business Administration and International Relations at IE University.

Investor Relations Manager

Carlo Ferrante Lombardo di San Chirico

A junior investment analyst with experience of 1 year in the Private Equity sector in Italy, Spain and Uk. Currently a second year economic student at Ie Business school.

Investor Relations Associate

Christian Thomassen

To be Added

Investor Relations Associate

MacroEconomics Team

Giorgio Zanella

Giorgio has worked at Vontobel Private Bank in the Wealth Management division in Summer 2021.

Senior Macro Environment Analyst

Alvaro Garris

Alvaro Garris has worked at Berliner Volksbank as an intern in summer 2020. And is currently studying the dual degree of BBA +Data analytics.

Junior Macro Environment Analyst

Gabriel de Olaguibel

Research analyst providing frequent macroeconomic outlooks. Also exploring analysis and data optimization methods from computer science background.

Junior Macro Environment Analyst

Advisory Board

Niccolò Tancredi Manenti

Advisory board member and founding member at Eden. Niccolò worked at McDonald’s as a business analyst in summer 2021.

Advisory Board Member
Founding Member

Kris Roos

Kris currently works full-time at Bain & Company Germany. Previously, he did an internship at Deloitte on the Analytics and Cognitive Consulting Team, as well as on the Innovation Team. In his free time, Kris competes in freeride skiing competitions and motorcycle trials around the world. He also enjoys mountain biking, photography, and road trips.

Advisory Board
Member
Founding Member

Edoardo Sebastio

Advisory board member and founding member at Eden. Edoardo worked at Anima SGR. as an analyst in summer 2021.

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Advisory Board Member
Founding Member

Creative Team

Amine
Harboul

Passionate about entrepreneurship and creative expression, Amine is an ambitious, multidisciplinary student at IE University. He always looks to strike a balance between unique ideation and excellent execution. Currently interning at IE’s Marketing Department.

Creative
Lead

Felipe De La Cruz

In charge of content for the website and social media platforms. This includes Eden Weekly and the financial tools which will be included in the website.

Marketing Associate

Casilda Suarez de Puga

Casilda has previously  worked as a branding intern for ocean beer and has freelanced as a graphic designer. Casilda has a keen eye for design and attention to detail. 

Social Media Manager