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.

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).

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.

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.

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, with a semester abroad in Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. 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. She worked at Scotia Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor for two years and held an AMIB Level 3 certification by the BMV. Since then she has worked at Miranda Partners both in the IR and ESG divisions, and was an anchor at the 2022 Forbes Green Economy and Sustainable Development Forum.

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, with a semester abroad in Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. 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. She worked at Scotia Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor for two years and held an AMIB Level 3 certification by the BMV. Since then she has worked at Miranda Partners both in the IR and ESG divisions, and was an anchor at the 2022 Forbes Green Economy and Sustainable Development Forum.

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.

Carmen Barroso

Carmen holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Financial Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Santa Fe. Prior to Miranda Partners, she worked at Grupo Invex S.A as a stock market analysis intern and at Maison Kayser Mexico as an administrative trainee. Carmen participated in the intensive course, “Bloque i: Seeking a Financial Upgrade”, taught by Tecnológico de Monterrey, which focused on the analysis and restructuring of public debt for the Mexican company El Puerto de Liverpool. She has also completed the Investment Strategies Advisor Certification (Figure 3) from the Asociación Mexicana de Instituciones Bursátiles (AMIB).

Carmen Barroso

Carmen holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Financial Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Santa Fe. Prior to Miranda Partners, she worked at Grupo Invex S.A as a stock market analysis intern and at Maison Kayser Mexico as an administrative trainee. Carmen participated in the intensive course, “Bloque i: Seeking a Financial Upgrade”, taught by Tecnológico de Monterrey, which focused on the analysis and restructuring of public debt for the Mexican company El Puerto de Liverpool. She has also completed the Investment Strategies Advisor Certification (Figure 3) from the Asociación Mexicana de Instituciones Bursátiles (AMIB).

Ana Sors

Ana Lucia graduated in Finance from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Prior to joining Miranda Partners’ team, she worked at Doctor Financiero as a financial advisor. Additionally, Ana Lucia holds the AMIB Figure 3 “Advisor in Investment Strategies” Certification.

Ana Sors

Ana Lucia graduated in Finance from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Prior to joining Miranda Partners’ team, she worked at Doctor Financiero as a financial advisor. Additionally, Ana Lucia holds the AMIB Figure 3 “Advisor in Investment Strategies” Certification.

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.

Andrea Galobart

Prior to joining Miranda Partners, Andrea had experience in the search and evaluation of real estate operations for Azora Exan in Miami. Her experience includes analysis in wealth management companies such as Boreal Capital Management and strategic consulting at Monitor Deloitte Madrid. Andrea holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies with a double specialization in Finance and Management from Tulane University and Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE (Spain).

Andrea Galobart

Prior to joining Miranda Partners, Andrea had experience in the search and evaluation of real estate operations for Azora Exan in Miami. Her experience includes analysis in wealth management companies such as Boreal Capital Management and strategic consulting at Monitor Deloitte Madrid. Andrea holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies with a double specialization in Finance and Management from Tulane University and Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE (Spain).

André Barredo

André holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a major in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Prior to joining Miranda Partners, he worked at DELL Financial Services (DFS) as a finance intern in the Large Enterprise area. Additionally, he volunteered at Enlace Rural ITAM, a program dedicated to fostering an integral development in rural communities in Mexico. Similarly, as a volunteer he taught on horse therapy for children with developmental differences at the civil association Actividades Ecuestres QRO.

André Barredo

André holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a major in Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Prior to joining Miranda Partners, he worked at DELL Financial Services (DFS) as a finance intern in the Large Enterprise area. Additionally, he volunteered at Enlace Rural ITAM, a program dedicated to fostering an integral development in rural communities in Mexico. Similarly, as a volunteer he taught on horse therapy for children with developmental differences at the civil association Actividades Ecuestres QRO.

Jorge Girault

Jorge is a Chemical Engineering student at Universidad Iberoamericana. Before joining the team at Miranda Partners, he worked at I-Structure as a financial analyst. Additionally, he is currently involved in a community service project that focuses on the valorization of sargassum on Mexico’s Caribbean coast.

Jorge Girault

Jorge is a Chemical Engineering student at Universidad Iberoamericana. Before joining the team at Miranda Partners, he worked at I-Structure as a financial analyst. Additionally, he is currently involved in a community service project that focuses on the valorization of sargassum on Mexico’s Caribbean coast.

Alejandro Orozco

Alejandro is in his final semester of the Bachelor’s program in Economics with a specialization in Financial Economics at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). In addition to his academic background, Alejandro has had the opportunity to put his knowledge into practice as an intern at PepsiCo in the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) department. During his time there, he gained practical experience in financial reporting, cost analysis, budgeting, and preparing reports targeted for the company’s management. He is passionate about financial and political analysis. Alejandro firmly believes in the importance of understanding how economic and political decisions can influence business development and the overall economy.

Alejandro Orozco

Alejandro is in his final semester of the Bachelor’s program in Economics with a specialization in Financial Economics at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). In addition to his academic background, Alejandro has had the opportunity to put his knowledge into practice as an intern at PepsiCo in the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) department. During his time there, he gained practical experience in financial reporting, cost analysis, budgeting, and preparing reports targeted for the company’s management. He is passionate about financial and political analysis. Alejandro firmly believes in the importance of understanding how economic and political decisions can influence business development and the overall economy.

Rodrigo Llamas

Rodrigo is an aspiring Chemical Engineering graduate currently in his final semester at Universidad Iberoamericana. He possesses valuable project management experience gained during his time at Linking Value, where he spearheaded initiatives centered around process improvement and government assignments.

Rodrigo Llamas

Rodrigo is an aspiring Chemical Engineering graduate currently in his final semester at Universidad Iberoamericana. He possesses valuable project management experience gained during his time at Linking Value, where he spearheaded initiatives centered around process improvement and government assignments.

Matías Pesqueira

Matías is currently in his final semesters of studying Chemical Engineering at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Prior to Miranda, he worked as a sales manager at Grupo Wunish, a software company specializing in payroll calculation and distribution for businesses. Additionally, he had the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, where he took courses in sustainable engineering and financial management.

Matías Pesqueira

Matías is currently in his final semesters of studying Chemical Engineering at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Prior to Miranda, he worked as a sales manager at Grupo Wunish, a software company specializing in payroll calculation and distribution for businesses. Additionally, he had the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, where he took courses in sustainable engineering and financial management.

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