Andres Martinez, CFA
Analyst, Frontier, Partner
Andres is an analyst for our frontier equity strategy. He joined the frontier investment team in 2014 as a college intern and accepted a full-time analyst position in 2015. Prior to joining he worked as an intern for The Friedman Group, affiliated with UBS Private Wealth Management, where he provided portfolio and security‐level research services. Before that, he worked as a sell‐side intern for the investment bank Maybank Kim‐Eng, performing research on Asian listed equities. He was a founding member and analyst at Iota Chi Investment Management at the University of California San Diego.
Andres also has experience in engineering, having worked as an intern in the structural coastal engineering practice of Moffatt & Nichol Engineers of Walnut Creek, California. In this role, he performed extensive Matlab analysis to gather and organize data for the modeling of structural designs. He researched and planned for marina and waterfront projects and helped budget multimillion-dollar future and current projects. Prior to that, he performed advanced analysis, as a research intern, using data from NOAA to create and publish a paper on the “Changes in Sea Level in North Atlantic” in collaboration with Dr. Elwany of the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
Andres holds a B.S. degree in Structural Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and is a CFA charter holder. He is a founder of the Homeless Charter and an active board member of Returning a Promise Scholarship Fund.
Why did you choose to work here?
I came as an intern in Fall 2014. The opportunity to work alongside these experienced investors turned out to be a remarkable experience. I was exposed to a high-functioning, hard-working, analytic group enthusiastic about their work.
What is the most exotic place you have ever visited?
The Village of Tampegre, Northern Benin, in the Summer of 2013.