He manages portfolio companies in operational matters and, as member of the investment team, is responsible for the execution of transactions.
Before joining Ufenau Capital Partners, Joaquín Alcalde gained private equity experience as an Investment Director at the buyout house H.I.G. Capital in Madrid, where he led several LBO and growth transactions throughout Spain. Previously, he was a Consulting Manager at McKinsey&Co, where he advised international companies on strategic and operational matters. Between 2008 and 2012, he worked as an Associate with an US fund and with Abengoa, an international engineering and services company. Joaquín is also an Adjunct Professor at IE University, holding seminars in the field of Finance and Private Equity.
He holds a double degree in engineering from Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Spain, and from Ecole Central Paris in France. He also coursed with honours and distinction an MBA at Columbia Business School sponsored by the Rafael del Pino Foundation.