Gregorio Schneider MBA ’96
is the Founder and Managing Partner of Terranum Capital, a specialized Latin
American alternative asset management firm with offices in Bogota and New York.
Prior to Terranum Capital, Gregorio was Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets
at Och-Ziff Capital Management, a US$30 billion alternative asset management
firm. At Och-Ziff (OZ) Gregorio was responsible for building the firm’s capabilities,
strategic relationships and investment portfolio in Latin America and Eastern
Europe. He led the origination, evaluation and due diligence of investment
opportunities in different public and private strategies, including equity,
credit, distressed assets and real estate. Prior to joining the OZ organization,
Gregorio was the Portfolio Manager responsible for special situation investments
at The Rohatyn Group. Prior to the Rohaytn Group, Gregorio was a Founding Member
of Spinnaker Capital and a Vice President at Credit Agricole Indosuez in London.
Previously he worked at Banco Nacional de Mexico (Banamex).
has served on the boards of various Latin American companies and has been
recognized by the World Economic Forum for his work with developing countries.
He is a member of the Board of Kind Healthy Snacks Inc., Qualitas of Life
Foundation, Columbia University Business School Social Enterprise Program and
the Lycee Francais de New York. He holds a BA in Business Administration from
the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and received his MBA from
Columbia Business School.