Pompeo Pontone is a professional investment specialist and financial consultant with over 20 years of experience in the world of finance, with a focus on Investment Management and Capital Markets. He currently works as an investment consultant and investor specialist in the field of quantitative finance, financial derivatives trading and Data Science, applying his skills in financial economics, stochastic modelling, econometrics and applied mathematics. He is as well active in projects concerning FinTech, Blockchain and Private Equity.
He graduated with honours in Economics from the Bocconi University in Milan in 1994, and continued his studies in the United Kingdom, where he received a Master of Science in Quantitative Finance from the Birkbeck College, University of London. Furthermore, he attended the "Mathematical Finance: Contingent Claims Pricing in Continuous Time" course at the University of Florence.
After starting his career working as a Research Analyst at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates in 1995, Pompeo Pontone served as a Fixed Income Analyst at Unicredit in Milan, where he moved in 1996. In Unicredit he contributed as well to "The Italian Treasury Bond Guide" and "Investment Strategies: Financial Newsletter" publications. In 1998 he moved to Dublin and joined Pioneer Investments, a firm specializing in investment funds management, where he held the position of Vice President and Senior Fund Manager. After this experience, in 1999 he joined Intesa Asset Management (known today as Eurizon - Intesa San Paolo), holding the role of Director - Co-Head of Credit Portfolios & Asset Management. He continued his career in the financial field, holding positions at the top management of investment institutions. From 2001 to 2002 he was Managing Director - Head of Corporate Bonds & Credit Derivatives Asset Management at Fineco Asset Management and from 2002 to 2010 he held the role of Managing Director - Head of Corporate Bonds & Credit Derivatives Proprietary Trading of BMPS in London. Between 2010 and 2012 he continued his career in London, where he first joined ALTIAM - Amstel Securities LLP, serving as a Managing Director - Head of Alternative Investments and Asset Management, and then Method Investments & Advisory Ltd, where he held the position of Senior Financial Advisor.
Pompeo Pontone is passionate about Computer Science and Data Science, and developed professional skills in programming (Java, Python), technology, and cyber security. He holds a Day Skipper (Sail & Motor) License, and is a PADI Certified Dive Master.