With over 25 years’ experience in the asset and wealth management industry, notably with Fidelity Investments (including its private equity division) and Fidelity International, Rafael is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of profitably developing and advising asset and wealth management businesses in the Americas, Europe and Asia. He has led and advised C-level executives grow, transform, innovate, build products, deliver solutions, and launch new ventures.
He currently serves as an advisor to a Boston-based commercial real estate fund (North Colony Asset Management) and as Board Advisor to a Bogota-based Venture Studio building digital platforms to empower the middle-class in Latin America (Polymath Ventures). Rafael is also a Board Advisor of the Global Leaders Program, Board Visitor at McLean Hospital and member of the Concord Holy Family Parish Council.
Previously, Rafael served as Senior Advisor and Executive-in-Residence to financial services organizations at Capgemini‘s digital transformation division, Managing Partner to a Boston-based strategy innovation consultancy (Walden Pond VentureS), Partner to a Boston-based family investment office focused on emerging consumer brands (Rudyard Partners) and Senior Advisor to a Boston-based venture capital fund focused on medical technology (BioVentures).
Rafael holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with honours from Northeastern University and a Master of Science in Management from Hult International Business School.