Pompeo Pontone is a professional Investment Specialist and Financial Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, particularly focused on the fields of Investment Management and Capital Markets. He graduated with honors in Economics from the Bocconi University in Milan in 1994 and continued his studies at the Birkbeck College (University of London), where he obtained a Master of Science in Quantitative Finance. He started his professional career in London in 1995, holding the position of Research Analyst at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates. After this experience, he joined Unicredit in Milan where he served as Fixed Income Analyst, and contributed as well to “The Italian Treasury Bond Guide” and “Investment Strategies: Financial Newsletter” publications. In 1998 he was appointed Vice President and Senior Fund Manager at Pioneer Investments, a Dublin based firm specializing in investment funds management. The following year he moved to Intesa Asset Management (known today as Eurizon - Intesa San Paolo), serving as Director - Co-Head of Credit Portfolios & Asset Management. Between 2001 and 2010 Pompeo Pontone continued his career holding top management roles at investment institutions. He was appointed Managing Director - Head of Corporate Bonds & Credit Derivatives Asset Management at Fineco Asset Management (2001-2002), and then Managing Director - Head of Corporate Bonds & Credit Derivatives Proprietary Trading at BMPS in London (2002-2010). After this professional experience, in late 2010 he joined ALTIAM - Amstel Securities LLP as Managing Director - Head of Alternative Investments and Asset Management and then, in 2011, he moved to Method Investments & Advisory Ltd as a Senior Financial Advisor. Pompeo Pontone currently works as an Investor and Investment Specialist, specializing in the fields of Investment Management, Quantitative Finance, Derivatives Trading, and Data Science. On the strength of his deep knowledge of stochastic modeling, financial economics, quantitative finance, econometrics and applied mathematics, he is also active in projects related to Private Equity, FinTech, and Blockchain. He is passionate about Computer Science, programming (Java, Python), cyber security, holds a Day Skipper (Sail & Motor) License, and is a PADI Certified Dive Master.