Team

Meet our team

We provide advisory services of the highest quality through a team with more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector and solid vocational training.

Ana María Ybarra​

Partner

Ana María Ybarra founded Miranda IR in 2018 after working for ten years in Investor Relations; from 2010 to 2016 she was in charge of the IR department at Genomma Lab International, in collaboration with the Financial Planning and Mergers & Acquisitions areas. Subsequently, she led the Investor Relations department at Grupo Sports World, where she was also head of Strategic Planning and oversaw the creation of new lines of business. Before joining Genomma Lab’s team, she worked as a financial analyst at Protego Asesores (now Evercore Partners) and Umbral Capital. Ana María is an economist who graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas. She also earned an Investor Relations diploma from the Universidad Panamericana and has been ranked on various occasions for Investor Relations by Institutional Investor Magazine in Latin America.

Ana María Ybarra​

Partner

Ana María Ybarra founded Miranda IR in 2018 after working for ten years in Investor Relations; from 2010 to 2016 she was in charge of the IR department at Genomma Lab International, in collaboration with the Financial Planning and Mergers & Acquisitions areas. Subsequently, she led the Investor Relations department at Grupo Sports World, where she was also head of Strategic Planning and oversaw the creation of new lines of business. Before joining Genomma Lab’s team, she worked as a financial analyst at Protego Asesores (now Evercore Partners) and Umbral Capital. Ana María is an economist who graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas. She also earned an Investor Relations diploma from the Universidad Panamericana and has been ranked on various occasions for Investor Relations by Institutional Investor Magazine in Latin America.

Damian Fraser​

Partner

Damian founded Miranda Partners in 2018; he was Mexico Country Manager of UBS from 2001 to 2018, where he oversaw the 180-person local Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Equity businesses. Previously he ran UBS’s Latin American Equity division, worked as Head of UBS LatAm Equity Research, and was “Number One” ranked LatAm “Institutional Investor” equity analyst for Strategy for multiple years. Prior to banking, Damian was a journalist at The Economist (economics correspondent), and at the Financial Times (Mexico bureau chief). He holds a CFA Charterholder, an MPA from Harvard University, and BA from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE).

Damian Fraser

Partner

Damian founded Miranda Partners in 2018; he was Mexico Country Manager of UBS from 2001 to 2018, where he oversaw the 180-person local Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Equity businesses. Previously he ran UBS’s Latin American Equity division, worked as Head of UBS LatAm Equity Research, and was “Number One” ranked LatAm “Institutional Investor” equity analyst for Strategy for multiple years. Prior to banking, Damian was a journalist at The Economist (economics correspondent), and at the Financial Times (Mexico bureau chief). He holds a CFA, an MPA from Harvard University, and BA from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE).

Marimar Torreblanca

Partner

Marimar Torreblanca co-founded Miranda ESG in 2020. Before this, she spent 15 years in Equity Research at UBS, and for the last 10 years specialized in real estate equity research. In 2019 she was ranked as the top equity research analyst in Mexico in the Real Estate category by Institutional Investor. She is also known for publishing in-depth reports on corporate governance issues in the FIBRAs sector. Marimar graduated with honors from the Economics program at ITAM and later completed a Masters in Applied Math with a concentration in Operations Research from Columbia University in New York. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst certificate from the CFA institute.

Marimar Torreblanca

Partner

Marimar Torreblanca co-founded Miranda ESG in 2020. Before this, she spent 15 years in Equity Research at UBS, and for the last 10 years specialized in real estate equity research. In 2019 she was ranked as the top equity research analyst in Mexico in the Real Estate category by Institutional Investor. She is also known for publishing in-depth reports on corporate governance issues in the FIBRAs sector. Marimar graduated with honors from the Economics program at ITAM and later completed a Masters in Applied Math with a concentration in Operations Research from Columbia University in New York. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst certificate from the CFA institute.

Paulina Pérez

Paulina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Santa Fe Campus. She was president of the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives (IMEF) at her university. Prior to Miranda Investor Relations, Paulina worked at Deloitte Mexico as an analyst for the Best Managed Companies program; recruiting Mexican companies to participate in the program and to evaluate and advise on their business practices. Paulina received the Integration Challenge award from the firm Integration Consulting.

Paulina Pérez

Paulina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Santa Fe Campus. She was president of the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives (IMEF) at her university. Prior to Miranda Investor Relations, Paulina worked at Deloitte Mexico as an analyst for the Best Managed Companies program; recruiting Mexican companies to participate in the program and to evaluate and advise on their business practices. Paulina received the Integration Challenge award from the firm Integration Consulting.

Daniela Madrazo

Daniela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Strategy and a Minor in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), at the Santa Fe Campus. She graduated with an Honorable Mention and was selected to be an Anchor for the “Mueve tu Ciudad” panel with the candidates for the Mayorship of Mexico City. Prior to joining Miranda Partners, she worked at Scotia Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor for two years and holds an AMIB Level 3 certification by the BMV. 

Daniela Madrazo

Daniela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Strategy and a Minor in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), at the Santa Fe Campus. She graduated with an Honorable Mention and was selected to be an Anchor for the “Mueve tu Ciudad” panel with the candidates for the Mayorship of Mexico City. Prior to joining Miranda Partners, she worked at Scotia Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor for two years and holds an AMIB Level 3 certification by the BMV. 

Bernardo Miranda

Bernardo graduated with an Honorable Mention in Economics from the Universidad Iberoamericana and received the award for gaining the top mark in the national standardized economics test, CENEVAL. Prior to joining Miranda Investor Relations, he worked at Kaya Impacto as a Financial Analyst, helping impact-driven entrepreneurs with capital raising processes, financial planning, and growth strategies. Bernardo is fluent in English and Spanish.

Bernardo Miranda

Bernardo graduated with an Honorable Mention in Economics from the Universidad Iberoamericana and received the award for gaining the top mark in the national standardized economics test, CENEVAL. Prior to joining Miranda Investor Relations, he worked at Kaya Impacto as a Financial Analyst, helping impact-driven entrepreneurs with capital raising processes, financial planning, and growth strategies. Bernardo is fluent in English and Spanish.

Joe Leonard

Joe completed his MBA at Georgetown University in 2019, with a certificate in Consumer Analytics. His work experience includes being the financial and procurement specialist for a public policy research institute in DC, a project manager for a USAID Rule of Law project in Mexico, and a paid staff member on Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign. His BA is in International Relations and Spanish from California State University Chico.

Joe Leonard

Joe completed his MBA at Georgetown University in 2019, with a certificate in Consumer Analytics. His work experience includes being the financial and procurement specialist for a public policy research institute in DC, a project manager for a USAID Rule of Law project in Mexico, and a paid staff member on Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign. His BA is in International Relations and Spanish from California State University Chico.

Leonor Urquiza

Leonor holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Prior to joining Miranda Partners’ team, she worked at BIVA (Bolsa Institucional de Valores) as a Client and Investor Relations Analyst. Additionally, Leonor holds the AMIB Figure 3 “Advisor in Investment Strategies” Certification.

Leonor Urquiza

Leonor holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Prior to joining Miranda Partners’ team, she worked at BIVA (Bolsa Institucional de Valores) as a Client and Investor Relations Analyst. Additionally, Leonor holds the AMIB Figure 3 “Advisor in Investment Strategies” Certification.

Karla Patlán

Karla is currently studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Management, at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). During her college education, she participated in the academic experience ‘Bloque i: Seeking a Financial Upgrade’, focused on public debt analysis and restructuring for the Mexican company ‘El Puerto de Liverpool’. She also participated in the program ‘Mentoring ExaTec’, where she identified her professional interests within the financial sector.

Karla Patlán

Karla is currently studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Management, at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). During her college education, she participated in the academic experience ‘Bloque i: Seeking a Financial Upgrade’, focused on public debt analysis and restructuring for the Mexican company ‘El Puerto de Liverpool’. She also participated in the program ‘Mentoring ExaTec’, where she identified her professional interests within the financial sector.

Daniela Gómez

Daniela is currently studying Applied Mathematics at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). She is an active member of ITAM’s Datalab as a data analyst and media manager. She is also a member of ITAM’s QuantumLab. Daniela has volunteered as a research assistant for Mathematics and Physics related projects. She is passionate for learning as well as helping those around her. Inspired by her international experience, Daniela volunteered in Contra COVID, New York as a translator and English teacher for the Información Sin Barreras project.

Daniela Gómez

Daniela is currently studying Applied Mathematics at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). She is an active member of ITAM’s Datalab as a data analyst and media manager. She is also a member of ITAM’s QuantumLab. Daniela has volunteered as a research assistant for Mathematics and Physics related projects. She is passionate for learning as well as helping those around her. Inspired by her international experience, Daniela volunteered in Contra COVID, New York as a translator and English teacher for the Información Sin Barreras project.

Luis Contreras

Luis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration with a major in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He participated in volunteer programs with ITAM Construye, a civil association made up of students dedicated to the improvement of Colonia Progreso Tizapán in Mexico City. He was research director of IMEF’s university desk and finance editor of the school newspaper El Supuesto. He has published opinion and economic articles with Grupo Expansión and El Heraldo de México. Prior to Miranda, he worked on projects with ITAM’s Center for Energy and Natural Resources (CIERN) and an internship at S&P Dow Jones Indices México.

Luis Contreras

Luis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration with a major in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He participated in volunteer programs with ITAM Construye, a civil association made up of students dedicated to the improvement of Colonia Progreso Tizapán in Mexico City. He was research director of IMEF’s university desk and finance editor of the school newspaper El Supuesto. He has published opinion and economic articles with Grupo Expansión and El Heraldo de México. Prior to Miranda, he worked on projects with ITAM’s Center for Energy and Natural Resources (CIERN) and an internship at S&P Dow Jones Indices México.

Join our team!

We’re always looking for new talent, please contact us to join the team.