José María spent 25+ years in VC, investment banking, private equity and wealth management, acquiring a knowledge that he leverages to bring Kibo seasoned insights.
Before Kibo, he worked as Executive Director at UBS London and Spain, first in M&A deals, IPOs and equity derivatives structures as part of the Investment Banking team, and after 7 yeas he moved to the Wealth Management Division to create a Corporate Finance capacity for the largest private clients in Spain. He began his career first within information systems and strategic management consulting at Arthur Andersen (now Accenture) and afterwards at Advent International, Private Equity firm with $76B Assets Under Management and 375+ investments.
He holds an MBA from ESADE and a degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Jose Maria deeply enjoys getting lost gardening and learning about flowers, specially if it is in Mallorca, one of the places he loves the most. He is also an avid golf player.